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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “take sth up”

take sth up

(START)
開始
phrasal verb with take /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to start doing a particular job or activity
開始從事
He's taken up the post of supervisor.
他剛剛擔任監督員一職。
[+ -ing verb] Have you ever thought of taking up acting?
你想過去當演員嗎?
Ian took up (= continued) the story where Sue had left off.
伊恩接著講休沒有講完的故事。
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.
部長是在十二月上任的。
Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of take sth up phrasal verb, verb (START) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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