take up with
phrasal 1. to become interested or absorbed in 2. to begin to associate or consort with

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take up with — {v.} To begin to go around with (someone); see a lot of. * /Frank has taken up with Lucy lately./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take up with — {v.} To begin to go around with (someone); see a lot of. * /Frank has taken up with Lucy lately./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To take up with — Take Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Up with People — (UWP) is the name of both a motivational organization and a musical performance, both related to each other. The organization is made up of troupes which sing and perform internationally. Along with performing the show, cast members participate… …   Wikipedia

  • take up — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. pick up, lift < took up the carpet > 2. a. to begin to occupy (land) b. to gather from a number of sources < took up a collection > 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • take up — {v.} 1. To remove by taking in. * /Use a blotter to take up the spilled ink./ * /When the vacuum cleaner bag is full, it will not take up dirt from the rug./ 2. To fill or to occupy. * /All his evenings were taken up with study./ * /The oceans… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take up — {v.} 1. To remove by taking in. * /Use a blotter to take up the spilled ink./ * /When the vacuum cleaner bag is full, it will not take up dirt from the rug./ 2. To fill or to occupy. * /All his evenings were taken up with study./ * /The oceans… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk — Song infobox Name = Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk Artist = Pink Floyd Album = The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Released = August 5, 1967 track no = 6 Recorded = March 1967 Genre = Psychedelic rock Length = 3:05 Writer = Roger Waters Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • To take up — Take Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take in with — Take Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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