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Meaning of “take/pick up the gauntlet” in the English Dictionary

"take/pick up the gauntlet" in British English

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take/pick up the gauntlet

to ​agree to ​fight or ​compete with someone
(Definition of take/pick up the gauntlet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take/pick up the gauntlet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受挑战…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受挑戰…
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