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take on

Definition of take on in English:

British informal Become very upset, especially needlessly: don’t take on so—no need to upset yourself
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  • Don't take on so, it will all turn out right in the end.
get upset, make a fuss, break down, get excited, go too far, lose one's sense of proportion, overreact
informal lose one's cool, get in a tizzy
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