Examples of undertaking in a Sentence
The restoration of the old theater is a huge undertaking.
He advised us against such a risky undertaking.
Recent Examples of undertaking from the Web
On Tuesday, Cirque du Soleil performers Philippe Belanger and Marie-Lee Guilbert brought out their unicycle for a free, 10-minute performance that made this undertaking look easy.
Just think about what kind of undertaking this whole thing was.
Many road accidents are a result of avoidable human undertakings.
Which makes some of the event’s nerdier undertakings the most enjoyable.
The movie sounds like a tremendous undertaking, and is still in its early stages, but Bay is apparently gearing up to shoot it very soon for a 2019 release.
The massive scale of the undertaking does have periodic downsides.
Volunteers had much more of an undertaking after an arson fire at the farm in 2015.
The scheme the quartet is accused of undertaking is a fairly common one and has been the subject of many prosecutions in Ohio and elsewhere.
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UNDERTAKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of undertaking for English Language Learners
: an important or difficult task or project
: the business of an undertaker
: a promise or agreement to do or not do something
UNDERTAKING Defined for Kids
legal Definition of undertaking
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