take on (1)
Meaning: If you take on something like a job, a responsibility, or anything involving a challenge, you agree to do it.Synonym: undertake
- take on sth Jim took on too much work, and he made himself sick with worry when he couldn't cope with it all.
- take sth on How much profit will we make if we take this printing job on?
Nouns often used as objects with take on (1): work, job, responsibility, task, challenge, role, position, duty, assignment
She's already raising two kids while doing a full-time job, and now she wants to take on even more
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Contributor: Matt Errey