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take on

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1 to enter into contest or conflict with

  • will take on his chief opponent in the next political debate
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2 to provide with a paying job

  • decided to take her on as store manager
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assume, employ, engage, fee [chiefly Scottish], hire, lay on [chiefly British], pay, place, recruit, retain, sign (up or on)

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3 to take for oneʼs own use (something originated by another)

  • recently arrived immigrants who are eager to take on the language and culture of their adopted homeland
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pick up on

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