To Take Up

Definitions

Begin a new hobby

Examples

  • Have you taken up any new hobbies since you moved here?
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Discuss (at a later date)

Examples

  • We should take this issue up in the meeting tomorrow.
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Shorten a garment when sewing

Examples

  • This dress is too long, I am going to take it up.
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Occupy space

Examples

  • This couch takes up too much space in the living room.
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