take it upon/on oneself


: to do something that needs to be done even though no one has asked one to do it
Thank you for taking it upon yourself to organize the meeting.

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“Take it upon/on oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20it%20upon%2Fon%20oneself. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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