Last modified on 24 April 2015, at 18:08

take up the gauntlet

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EtymologyEdit

See throw down the gauntlet.

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take up the gauntlet

  1. (idiomatic) To accept a challenge.
    He doesn't read Greek, but he really took up the gauntlet and did his best to understand the letter, anyway.

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