Can someone explain this to me? In English if I say "I take part" it means that I am talking part in something. But maybe this means that I am taking part of something. Yes?
Παίρνω μέρος "is take part in something". Take a part of something would be "παίρνω ένα μέρος". There is also παίρνω το μέρος (σου/του/της etc)= i'm on (your/his/her etc) side.
Παίρνω μέρος στον διαγωνισμό=I take part in the contest. Παίρνω (ένα) μέρος των χρημάτων=i take a part of the money. Παίρνω το μέρος σου σε αυτή τη συζήτηση γιατί έχεις δίκιο.=i'm on your side on this conversation because you're right. Hope these clarify it a bit!! :)
They do! Thanks. I will have new phrases to try on when I am back in Greece. :) I heart duolingo.