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1 Translation result for to take up in Spanish


take up verb

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levantar; acortar (una falda, etc.); empezar, dedicarse a (un pasatiempo, etc.); ocupar, llevar (tiempo, espacio); volver a (una cuestión, un asunto); seguir con

Example sentences of
take up verb

  • Please take up the blanket so I can look underneath it.
  • The soil was so dry that the plant seemed to take up the much-needed water instantly.

Synonyms of
take up verb

Reverse translation for to take up

levantar  - to lift, to raise, to put up, to erect, to call off, to adjourn, to give rise to, to arouse 
acortar  (una falda, etc.) - to shorten, to cut short 
empezar  - to start, to begin 
dedicarse a  (un pasatiempo, etc.)
ocupar  - to occupy, to take possession of, to hold (a position), to employ, to keep busy, to fill (space, time), to inhabit (a dwelling), to bother, to concern 
llevar  (tiempo, espacio) - to have, to lead, to take away, to carry, to wear, to take, to lead 
volver a  (una cuestión, un asunto)
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