Definition of 'take up'

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She was beginning to feel as if she should take up childminding full time. Murray, Stephen DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATIONSo you can imagine the kind of creep she tended to take up with. West, Charles STAGE FRIGHTThen in 1710 he had moved with her to Edinburgh to take up a position in her father's woollen manufacture. Heller, Keith MAN'S LOVING FAMILYHe insisted he would not take up more than an hour of her time. Joyce Carol Oates FAITHLESS: TALES OF TRANSGRESSION (2001)Oxygen take-up would be the first sign of metabolic activity in the neural cells, the first sign of regenerated life. Stewart, Michael GRACE

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