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task 1

American English: /tæsk/
British English: /tɑːsk/

noun

  • I had the unpleasant task of breaking the news to him
    me tocó la desagradable tarea de darle la noticia
    a body whose task it is to …
    un organismo que tiene como cometido or cuyo cometido es …
    I had to persuade her, no easy task
    tuve que convencerla, lo cual no fue nada fácil
    to give o set somebody a task
    asignarle una tarea a alguien
    to take somebody to task
    llamarle la atención or leerle la cartilla a alguien

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task 2

transitive verb

  • to task somebody to do something/with doing something
    asignarle or encomendarle a alguien la tarea de hacer algo
    Example sentences
    • While Porter heads for the mainland to get the boat repaired, Sandy is tasked with a load of chores.
    • Each student group was tasked with carrying out a market research project and produced a marketing plan for their assigned client company.
    • Now the group, which is tasked with monitoring stop and search use in Lewisham, is planning an educational video so young people are fully aware of their rights.

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