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take-up British & World English

The acceptance of something offered

take up in take British & World English

Resume speaking after an interruption

take someone up in take British & World English

Adopt someone as a protégé

take something up in take British & World English

Become interested or engaged in a pursuit

take up with in take British & World English

Begin to associate with (someone), especially in a way disapproved of by the speaker

take up with British & World English

Begin to associate with (someone), especially in a way disapproved of by the speaker

take up in take something up British & World English

Resume speaking after an interruption

take someone up on in take British & World English

Challenge or question a speaker on (a particular point)

take someone up British & World English

Adopt someone as a protégé

take something up British & World English

Become interested or engaged in a pursuit

take up the baton in baton British & World English

Accept a particular duty or responsibility

take up the baton British & World English

Accept a particular duty or responsibility

take up the slack in slack1 British & World English

Improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

take up the slack British & World English

Improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

take someone up on British & World English

Challenge or question a speaker on (a particular point)

take up the cudgels in cudgel British & World English

Start to defend or support someone or something strongly

take up the cudgels British & World English

Start to defend or support someone or something strongly

take up the gauntlet in gauntlet1 British & World English

Accept (or issue) a challenge

take up the gauntlet British & World English

Accept (or issue) a challenge

take up the running in running British & World English

Take over as pacesetter in a race

take up the running British & World English

Take over as pacesetter in a race

take notice in notice British & World English

Pay attention; show signs of interest

sit up in sit British & World English

Suddenly start paying attention or have one’s interest aroused

residence British & World English

The fact of living in a particular place

challenge British & World English

A task or situation that tests someone’s abilities

sit up British & World English

Suddenly start paying attention or have one’s interest aroused

take notice British & World English

Pay attention; show signs of interest

take-up English-Spanish

grants are available, but take-up has been low

take up English-Spanish

tomar, agarrar esp AmL, coger* esp Esp

take up on English-Spanish

I may well take you up on that

take up with English-Spanish

empezar* a juntarse


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