For "take charge (of)" look here: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/take+charge
"take charge off" doesn't exist.
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Please let me know the meaning of the idiom "take charge off"
It's "take charge OF."
To take charge is to become the leader or make yourself the leader. Examples:
- "I'm taking charge of the committee" means "I'm making myself the leader of the committee."
- "We asked Lakshmi to take charge of finances" means "We asked Lapsing to be responsible for finances."
Do you understand the expression now?
Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 26-May-2016 at 21:27.
I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.
Welcome to the forum, akshayshanbhag2001.
When you ask the meanings of words or phrases, it is always helpful if you provide a sentence in which you have seen them used. Please try to remember this in future. Thank you.