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accept a challenge

This page is about the collocation accept a challenge

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to agree to do something difficult or dangerous

For example

  • Being captain of the team won't be easy, but I'm sure David will accept the challenge.

  • This really big guy challenged me to a fight, but instead of accepting I ran away as fast as I could.

Quick Quiz

After deciding to accept the challenge, I said

a. "OK, I'll do it."

b. "I'll think about it."

c. "Why don't you do it?"

Contributor: Matt Errey