take up space

Also, take up room or time. See take up, def. 6.


Nearby words

  1. take up,
  2. take up a collection,
  3. take up arms,
  4. take up for,
  5. take up on,
  6. take up where one left off,
  7. take up with,
  8. take wing,
  9. take with a grain of slat,
  10. take-all

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