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take on
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  • contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
    • Princeton plays Yale this weekend
    • Charlie likes to play Mary
  • admit into a group or community
    • accept students for graduate study
    • We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
  • accept as a challenge
    • I'll tackle this difficult task
  • take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    • When will the new President assume office?
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
    • His voice took on a sad tone
    • The story took a new turn
    • he adopted an air of superiority
    • She assumed strange manners
    • The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
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