take up (2)
Meaning: to start doing something new like playing a sport, doing a job, or pursuing a hobby
- take sth up Joe's a great musician. He took it up as a hobby when he was a kid, but now he makes his living from music.
- take up sth Recovering drug addicts should take up team sports, like basketball or volleyball.
Nouns often used as objects with take up (2): jogging, bowling, photography, position, post
When he retired from work, my uncle took up
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Contributor: Matt Errey