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übernehmen in English:

1. to take

I forgot to take the medicine.
I am going to take a shower.
to take a day off
not to take
Don't forget to take your umbrella.

English word "übernehmen"(to take) occurs in sets:

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2. undertake

Did he undertake the mission?
He had to undertake a job not connected with his studies.
Aldiss to undertake biggest sale in its history at stores in Fakenham and Norwich.
When, one day, computers undertake to translate literary works, it will be the end of literature as we know it.
The premier announced his intention to undertake drastic reforms in parliament.
When the articles of incorporation are complete it is essential to go to the notary public's office to undertake certification of the articles drawn up.
The directors were reluctant to undertake so risky a venture.
Whatever we may undertake, diligence is important.
It’s not an exercise in an activity stream that I’d like to undertake of getting my ass-kicked every day, not getting paid enough, suffering through years of misery and maybe you all find a problem to solve.
Undertake means to start something or agree to do something. An example of to undertake is to sign a contract for a new job.
So in order to undertake such a project, we obviously need brains.
The proofreader has undertaken to make the corrections
Don’t undertake work for which you aren’t trained.
procedures to be undertaken
I am adamant that he undertake it.

English word "übernehmen"(undertake) occurs in sets:

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3. take over

David is not doing very well at paddling. Do you want to take over?
Epidemics spread very quickly until they take over the population and appear to be everywhere.
Steve Allan will take over from Michael Patterson next week.
the opposition is going to take over
My girlfriend wanted to take over my life so I broke up with her.
But I guess we should take over patrolling
take over our family business
We must take over their ship, before they take over us.
He will take over my responsibilities starting Monday.
I wonder who will take over from me when I'm on long holiday
When the driver is asleep, take over.
If the President is assassinated, the Vice-president will take over.
A multinational company is trying to take over our firm, but we want to stay independent.
if left untreated, OSB can completely take over patient's life
A company from Austria wants to take over my small company.

English word "übernehmen"(take over) occurs in sets:

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