take upon oneself

take upon oneself
idi to assume as a responsibility or obligation

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • take upon oneself — 1. To assume 2. To presume 3. To take responsibility for 4. To undertake 5. To feign, make believe (Shakespeare) • • • Main Entry: ↑take …   Useful english dictionary

  • take upon oneself — index endeavor, pledge (promise the performance of), promise (vow), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ upon\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take upon oneself — accept a responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ on\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • upon oneself — See: TAKE ON ONESELF also TAKE UPON ONESELF …   Dictionary of American idioms

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