take upon oneself

take upon oneself(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to take the initiative to)
a. decidir
Our dad took it upon himself to fix the plumbing, and that was yesterday morning. The sink still doesn't work.Nuestro papá decidió arreglar las tuberías, y eso fue ayer por la mañana. La pila sigue sin funcionar.
2. (to accept)
a. asumir
The noblemen took the blame upon himself so that his family would be spared.El noble asumió la culpa para que su familia fuera perdonada.
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