take charge
phrasal to assume care, custody, command, or control

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take charge — verb assume control (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑take hold, ↑take control • Hypernyms: ↑head, ↑lead • Hyponyms: ↑move in on …   Useful english dictionary

  • take-charge — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase take charge : having the qualities of a forceful leader a take charge guy who never let anyone else make a decision A.H.Raskin * * * /tayk chahrj /, adj. able or seemingly able to take charge: She… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take charge — {v. phr.} To begin to lead or control; take control or responsibility; undertake the care or management (of persons or things). * /When Mrs. Jackson was in the hospital, her sister took charge of the Jackson children until Mrs. Jackson could care …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take charge — {v. phr.} To begin to lead or control; take control or responsibility; undertake the care or management (of persons or things). * /When Mrs. Jackson was in the hospital, her sister took charge of the Jackson children until Mrs. Jackson could care …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ charge — v. phr. To begin to lead or control; take control or responsibility; undertake the care or management (of persons or things). When Mrs. Jackson was in the hospital, her sister took charge of the Jackson children until Mrs. Jackson could care for… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take-charge — /tayk chahrj /, adj. able or seemingly able to take charge: She is a take charge management type. * * * …   Universalium

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