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  • verbassume, accept
  • verbcompete
  • verbchallenge, oppose

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  • refuse
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How to use takes on in a sentence

Then a nervous, anxious feeling that takes away my appetite, and prevents me from eating my dinner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It is something which takes side in the child's breast with the reasonable governor and the laws which he or she administers.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We always lay our notes on the table, and he takes them, looks them over, and calls out what he'll have played.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To fully understand what takes place when trying to study, let the pupil recall that there are three sources of knowledge.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Below the great gothic windows spreads the awning of a café, which takes up all the ground floor.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
When rapidly deposited, as by artificial precipitation, triple phosphate often takes feathery, star- or leaf-like forms.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In like manner the mouth, from being a bare symbolic indication, gradually takes on form and likeness.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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