undertake

undertake(
uhn
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duhr
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teyk
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to assume)
a. emprender
Only one of the five scientists who undertook the Arctic expedition returned home.De los cinco científicos que emprendieron la expedición al Ártico, regresó solo uno.
b. asumir
I will undertake the responsibility of reaching out to our donors.Voy a resumir la responsabilidad de contactar a nuestros donantes.
2. (to commit to)
a. comprometerse a
The president traveled to the disaster area and undertook to provide assistance to the flood victims.El presidente viajó al lugar de la catástrofe y se comprometió a brindar ayuda a las víctimas de la inundación.
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undertake
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. emprender
to undertake to do somethingencargarse de hacer algo
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undertake [ˌʌndəˈteɪk] undertook (past)undertaken (participle:past) [ˌʌndəˈteɪkən]
transitive verb
[+task] emprender; [+responsibility] asumir
take charge of She undertook the arduous task of monitoring the elections
to undertake to do sth comprometerse a hacer algo
He undertook to edit the text himself
to undertake that ... comprometerse a que ...
transitive verb
(Britain) (Aut) adelantar por el lado contrario or el carril indebido
intransitive verb
(Britain) (Aut) adelantar por el lado contrario or el carril indebido
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