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    shhop319 is offline Newbie
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    hi,

    "If you got problems...
    with malfunctioning
    equipment...
    ...I suggest you take them up
    with Maintenance, counselor."

    I don't understand what "take up" means here...
    Does it mean bring them to the maintenance?




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    ...bring them to the attention of the maintenance guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    ...bring them to the attention of the maintenance guy.
    Thanks. The reason I was confused is that there is "with" It seems unnatural to me. Wouldn't "you take them up to the Maintenence" better?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 07-Apr-2014 at 23:38.

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    Default Re: take up

    No. Click here and see definition 13.

    It means to tell the people in the maintenance department about the problems.

    See also this thread.

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