take charge



take charge (third-person singular simple present takes charge, present participle taking charge, simple past took charge, past participle taken charge)

  1. to assume control or responsibility
    • 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, BBC Sport:
      Capello was missing his son's wedding in Milan to take charge - yet his reshaped England team gave him cause for a double celebration as they overturned the odds in front of a delighted Wembley gallery.



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