take up (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb take up (1)
to fill an area of space or a period of time
- take up sth We're selling the dining table because it takes up too much room in our new apartment.
- take sth up I don't have much spare time, and exercising takes most of that up anyway.
Nouns often used as objects with take up (1): room, space, floorspace, area, time
The kitchen takes up too much room in the apartment. I think it should
Contributor: Matt Errey