“Take part” is a B1 level phrase that candidates could be tested on in the reading and use of English or listening paper. It is also a phrase that candidates should be comfortable using in the speaking or writing paper where appropriate. It means to be involved in an activity with other people, typically a game or sport.
It is used with the proposition “in” when referring to the activity that the person is involved in. For example: “He took part in the football match”
Over one hundred people took part (2)…… in the clinical trial for the drug.
Examiner: “Did you play a lot of sports when you were younger?”
Candidate: “Yes, I used to take part in many different sports such as football, tennis and rugby…”