take up[ teyk-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF take up
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Soon she was to learn of Tillie's predicament, and to take up the cudgels valiantly for her.
He waited until he saw her sit down at the desk and take up a pen.
And it is at this point that we take up the main thread of our story.
And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
Let me advise you, not to harden your mind; nor take up your resolution beforehand.
When you think they are nearly done, take up one on a plate and try it.
Then shall we leave them with nothing but mischief to take up their attention?
Was ever such a pitiful dog, to take up with such a mean trollop?
By all means let him take up the Burden of Tyre, so long as he can take it lightly.
It is to them that keep his commandments that he and his Father will come to take up their abode with them.