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take sth up

(START)
开始
phrasal verb with take /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to start doing a particular job or activity
开始从事
He's taken up the post of supervisor.
他刚刚担任监督员一职。
[+ -ing verb] Have you ever thought of taking up acting?
你想过去当演员吗?
Ian took up (= continued) the story where Sue had left off.
伊恩接着讲休没有讲完的故事。
Starting and beginningStarting againTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
take up office to start an official job
上任
The minister took up office in December.
部长是在12月份上任的。
Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of take sth up phrasal verb, verb (START) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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