embark on/upon

idiom

Definition of embark on/upon

1 : to begin (a journey) They embarked on their trip to America with high hopes.
2 : to begin (something that will take a long time or happen for a long time) She's embarking on a new career. The company has embarked upon a risky new project.

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“Embark on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embark%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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