take upon


take upon
see take on 6)

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  • take upon — ˈtake upon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they take upon he/she/it takes upon present participle taking upon past tense took upon past …   Useful english dictionary

  • take upon — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms take upon : present tense I/you/we/they take upon he/she/it takes upon present participle taking upon past tense took upon past participle taken upon same as take on 5) We took it upon ourselves to organize a… …   English dictionary

  • take upon — verb To take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative. He took it upon himself to check the reports …   Wiktionary

  • take upon oneself — 1. To assume 2. To presume 3. To take responsibility for 4. To undertake 5. To feign, make believe (Shakespeare) • • • Main Entry: ↑take …   Useful english dictionary

  • take upon oneself — index endeavor, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take\ upon\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take upon oneself — accept a responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take upon one's self — 1. Assume, undertake. 2. Incur, appropriate to one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms