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  1. respondeci pri; alpreni
  2. akcepti defion
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  1. She's taken on too many customers and now she hasn't got enough stuff.
    → Ŝi alprenis tro da klientoj kaj nun ŝe ne havas sufiĉe de varoj.
  2. I've decided. I'm taking him on.
Bildo sinonimo en vikivortaro.svgSamsencaĵoj
  1. To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
    The ship took on cargo in Norfolk yesterday.
  2. luksemburga To begin to have or exhibit.
    In the dark, the teddy bear took on the appearance of a fearsome monster.
  3. luksemburga To assume or take responsibility for.
    I'll take on the project if no one else will.
  4. luksemburga To attempt to fight or compete with.
    I don't recommend taking on that bully, since he's bigger than you are.
  5. luksemburga To (attempt to) dribble round an opposition player.
  6. luksemburga To catch on, do well; to become popular.
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 225:
      He had enough money to stock it well, and it took on; but the side of the business he did best on was his travelling shop.
  7. luksemburga To show emotion, to grieve or be concerned about something or someone.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 16
      But I am one of those that never take on about princely fortunes, and am quite content if the world is ready to board and lodge me, while I am putting up at this grim sign of the Thunder Cloud.
  8. To obtain the services of (a person) in exchange for remuneration; to give someone a job.
  9. luksemburga To have sex.