- able or seemingly able to take charge: She is a take-charge management type.
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Idioms and Phrases with take charge
Assume control, command, or responsibility, as in I'll take charge of selling the tickets if you'll do the publicity, or They're not happy about the counselor who took charge of the children. [Late 1300s]
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