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    joham is offline Senior Member
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    Default took to/up illegal behavior

    Unable to practise their traditions, many young locals took to/up
    illegal behavior, such as stealing, and were usually the main
    suspects when anything went missing.

    Does the phrases 'took to/up illegal behavior' sound good English and work as well in the context?
    Thank you in advance.

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    Koronas is offline Member
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    Default Re: took to/up illegal behavior

    In my opinion both are "OK" but I would say that they "resorted to illegal behaviour".

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