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English definition of “take up with sb”

take up with sb

verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  
to become friendly or start a relationship with someone, especially someone who might have a bad influence on you: She's taken up with a strange crowd of people.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
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