1 (form liking for) [+person] tomar cariño a algn; encariñarse con algn; [+sport] aficionarse a; [+surroundings, idea] hacerse a
she didn't take kindly to the idea no le gustó or no le hizo gracia la idea; they took to one another on the spot se congeniaron al instante; I didn't much take to him no me resultó simpático
2 (form habit of)
to take to doing sth: she took to inviting them round every Sunday empezó a invitarles a casa todos los domingos; she took to telling everyone that ... le dio por contar a todos que ...
3 (escape to)
to take to one's bed guardar cama; to take to drink darse a la bebida