take sth on Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"take sth on" in British English

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take sth on

phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
C1 to ​accept a ​particularjob or ​responsibility: She took too much on and made herself ​ill.
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(Definition of take sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"take sth on" in Business English

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take sth on

phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb [T] (took, taken)
WORKPLACE, HR to ​accept a particular ​job or ​responsibility: These new ​demands may be hard for traditional ​managers to take on. Secretaries are now far more able to take on a more ​substantialsupport role.
(Definition of take sth on from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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