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    #1

    take upon

    A: welcome to my house 24/7
    B: We'll definitely take you up on that.

    What is the meaning of "take you up on that"?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: take upon

    It means accept someone's offer for something.

    You are welcome to come visit me.
    I just may take you up on that = I may accept your offer to visit you.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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