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take sth up en inglés británico

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take sth up

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us /teɪk/ verb took, taken

(FILL)

B2 to fill an amount of space or time:

This desk takes up too much room.
Too much of this report is taken up with out-of-date numbers.

Más ejemplos

  • Half the letter is taken up with her complaining about her neighbours.
  • Most of the garage space is taken up with his music kit.

(START)

B1 to start doing a particular job or activity:

He's taken up the position of supervisor.
[ + -ing verb ] Have you ever thought of taking up acting?
Patti took up (= continued) the story where Sue had left off.
take up office

UK US take office to start an official job:

The minister took up office in December.

Más ejemplos

  • I'm thinking of taking up tai chi.
  • He took up embroidery to pass the time.

(Definición de take sth up del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

take sth up en inglés de negocios

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take sth up

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us verb [ T ] took, taken

to fill an amount of space or time:

Getting his business started has taken up all his time.

to start doing a new job or activity:

She takes up her new post on December 1.

to accept something:

To take up this offer, you must apply in writing by end March 2012.
take sb up on sth I'm happy to take him up on his challenge.

to discuss or deal with something in a formal way:

take sth up with sb If you have a problem, you should take it up with the manager.
I took the matter up with the bank.

(Definición de take sth up del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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