Translation of take on in Spanish:
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1(take aboard) (passengers)(merchandise)to take on fuel 1.2 1.3(undertake) (work)encargarse dehacerse cargo de(responsibility/role)she takes on too muchnobody wants to take the job onse echa demasiado encimase carga de responsabilidades1.4nadie quiere encargarse or hacerse cargo del trabajo(tackle) (opponent)enfrentarse aaceptar el reto de(problem/issue)their company can't take on the European giantsI bet $20 he wins: who'll take me on?su compañía no está en condiciones de enfrentarse a los gigantes europeosapuesto 20 dólares a que gana ¿quién me acepta la apuesta?
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