take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
"His voice took on a sad tone"
"The story took a new turn"
"he adopted an air of superiority"
"She assumed strange manners"
"The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities;
"When will the new President assume office?"
accept as a challenge;
"I'll tackle this difficult task"
admit into a group or community;
"accept students for graduate study"
"We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;
"Princeton plays Yale this weekend"
"Charlie likes to play Mary"
- He is unwilling to take on heavy responsibilities.
- Her normally rosy face took on a deeper hue.
- Then your company must take on a new look now.
- We can't take on any more work we're fully stretched (ie working to the utmost of our powers) at the moment.
- Why do you take on a second job?
- I'll take you on in a game of tennis next week.
- Why don't you take on someone your own size?
- Our factory will take on twenty more workers next month.
- take on oneself 以 ... 为己任...
- take it on the chin 遭到痛击(经受痛苦而...
- on the take 接受贿赂
- take one's stand on 依靠
- take a grip on 抓拄,控制
- take something on the brain 专心贯注于(某事)...
- take a drag on 吸一口(香烟)...
- take something on one's own shoulders 承担某事,担当某事...
- take it on the lam 潜逃(远走高飞)...
- take vengeance on someone 向某人报复
- take seat on the woolsack 参照 woolsack
- take pity on 怜悯
- take hold on 握住; 抓住 控制;...
- take a hold on oneself 在困难情况下克制自己...
- take on faith 信以为真
- take a firm stand on 表明态度,对…采取坚...
- take a firm grip on oneself 在困难情况下克制自己...
- take someone on one side 把某人叫到一边...
- take one's firm stand on 表明态度,对…采取坚...
- take someone on tow 由某人陪伴