Take on

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Phrasal verb: Take on

Spanish translation: asumir, encargarse, hacerse cargo, aceptar, adquirir ciertas cualidades

Definition: 1. to accept a project, or more work or responsibility, 2. to hire, 3. to acquire certain qualities

Used in sentences:

1. We cannot take on that project in the timeframe they are asking.

2. I have taken on the task of ensuring the project will be completed as per the deadline.

3. We cannot take on another staff member. Our overhead is too high.

Related words or phrases: accept, tackle, undertake, acquire 

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