French translation of 'take on'
separable transitive verbtake
1. (= accept) [work, responsibilities] accepter
2. [employee] embaucher
3. [opponent] se mesurer à
I knew I couldn’t take him on. Je savais que je ne pouvais pas me mesurer à lui.
4. (= assume) [appearance, quality] prendre
His writing took on a greater intensity. Son écriture a gagné en intensité.
5. [vehiclepassengers, goods, fuel] emporter ⧫ prendre à son bord
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On account of the distance he will eventually travel, his flight will be permitted to stop once on the eastern seaboard to take on fuel.THE RHYTHM SECTION (2002)
If you think you can take on Mr Big himself you're crazier than I thought.LAST SHOT
Then Flaxton said: `Now I know you've got the guts to take on the rich.ULTIMATE PRIZES
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Translation of take on from the Collins English to French Dictionary