[ teyk-chahrj ]
/ ˈteɪkˈtʃɑrdʒ /
able or seemingly able to take charge: She is a take-charge management type.
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Bring vs. TakeDo you bring food to a party, or do you take food to a party? The terms bring and take are often confused, and for good reason. Both words describe the movement of something from one location to another. Bring describes the movement of something toward a specified location. According to this convention, you can bring food to a party, but not take food to …
tough, effective, healthy, forceful, persuasive, dynamic, zealous, potent, spirited, efficient, vital, strenuous, active, robust, strong, brisk, intense, lively, vigorous, energetic
- take up with,
- take wing,
- take with a grain of slat,
- take-home pay,
- take-up reel
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Examples from the Web for take-charge
“He may be on a troubled team, but he has a take-charge attitude,” de Blasio joked.
It may also reflect a general sense that Trump is a take-charge businessman who would know something about fixing the economy.