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    Two individuals who took on the might of the English legal system

    two individuals who took on the might of the English legal system

    What does ‘took on’ here mean?Thanks!

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    Re: Two individuals who took on the might of the English legal system

    Two individuals who took on the might of the English legal system

    'to take on' means to be willing (or ready) to meet an adversary or opponent, especially a stronger one

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