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    take on

    Hi there,
    What does it mean by 'take on' ?

    In daily life, even the most ordinary activities take on new significience when viewed positively.

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    Re: take on

    take on new significance = become more significant (take on = assume)

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    Exclamation Re: take on

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    What does it mean by 'take on' ?

    In daily life, even the most ordinary activities take on new significience when viewed positively.

    tks
    pete
    take on new significance= Acquire greater importance with a purpose(useful)

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    Re: take on

    Hi there,
    I can't find any explanation of 'take on' as 'require' in the dictionary, why?

    tks
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    Exclamation Re: take on

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    I can't find any explanation of 'take on' as 'require' in the dictionary, why?

    tks
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    Go to Dictionary.com, search meaning of take and see phrasal verb take on, at serial 113,c

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