Sources: Law Dictionary
I fear this work will take up most of my time.
Let's take up the second problem, shall we?
I must put my ideas together before I take up a pen.
You should take up golf.
Adieu. I take up my pen again to do what I have just told you I would not, but circumstances are such, that I cannot help earnestly begging you all to come here as soon as possible.
They argue that if there are nocigarette advertisement on TV, no cigarettes available everywhere, and no adequate pocket money, teenagers are unlikely to take up the habit of smoking.
The'Periquitos' will take up residence at the impressive new 40,000 all- seater stadium for the forthcoming 2009 - 10 season, after leaving their former home at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys.
It is especially apt to take up residence in a household, jumping from one family member to others.
The helicopter has not only powerful weapon and armour, but it can take up to 8 gunners.
When ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is added to flour, for instance, people eating it take up more iron.