accept as a challenge
I'll tackle this difficult task
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
he adopted an air of superiority
His voice took on a sad tone
She assumed strange manners
The story took a new turn
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
admit into a group or community
We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
accept students for graduate study
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
Princeton plays Yale this weekend
Charlie likes to play Mary
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
When will the new President assume office?
How To Use take on In A Sentence
- During adolescence , boys and girls will take on secondary sexual characteristics.
- He asked me bluntly, ‘Why would you want to leave private life and take on such a difficult, dangerous and probably thankless job?’
- People are always spouting off with definitive answers about what design is… except that everyone has a different take on it.
- The officials and diplomats spoke anonymously because of the delicacy of the negotiations on what tack to take on Iran.
- This meant that they had to take on Fighter Command, led by Sir Hugh Dowding, of the Royal Air Force.
- "I think that is a huge mistake on at least three counts."
- I based myself at Ibsen's, an art-filled eco-friendly hotel on fashionable Nansensgade, an easy walk from the city center and after viewing artwork at the National Gallery of Denmark, I lunched at Aamann's, specializing in a modern take on the traditional open-faced Danish sandwich called the smorrebrod. Jill Fergus: Copenhagen Dining Beyond Noma
- A person does not take one emotional thump in the face and willingly put himself up for more. Times, Sunday Times
- Hannah lent me a sleeping bag since I didn't take one and I managed to find space in a room with a carpet to sleep.
- Clinical assessments were estimated to take on average 9.8 minutes for a regular review and 13.4 minutes for an annual review.