Bedeutung von "take something up" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch

take something up

phrasal verb with take us /teɪk/ verb (present participle taking, past tense took, past participle taken)

B1 to start doing a particular job or activity:

I’ve taken up knitting.

to fill an amount of space or time:

This desk takes up too much room.
My children take up most of my time.

(Definition von "take something up" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)