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take onphrasal verb
- 1 to employ someone to take on new staff They took her on as a trainee.
- 2 [no passive] to play against someone in a game or contest; to fight against someone to take someone on at tennis The rebels took on the entire Roman army.
to begin to have a particular quality, appearance, etc. The chameleon can take on the colors of its background. His voice took on a more serious tone.jump to other results