take on (3)
This page is about the phrasal verb take on (3)
to fight, or compete against, someone or something
- take on sb/sth The workers took on the management, and won. They got a pay rise and better conditions.
- take sb/sth on Manchester United took Chelsea on in the Community Shield match.
Billy wasn't very brave at school. He'd only take on kids who were
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