Значение идиомы take at one’s word

[take at one’s word] {v. phr.} To believe everything says; to act on what is said.

If you say you don’t want this coat, I’ll take you at your word and throw it away.

When the king saidhe wished to be rid of his advisor, a friend took him at his word andmurdered the councillor.

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Значение идиомы take at one’s word