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took on

verb
past tense of 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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3 to take for one's 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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took off (on)

took on

took one's time

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“Took on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/took%20on. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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