B2 First Vocabulary:
‘Take on’ is a phrasal verb with a couple of different meanings. First of all, it can mean to employee someone, for example “they realised they had to take on more staff”. It can also mean to accept a particular challenge or responsibility, for example “Her problem is she always takes on too much work”.
Below are examples of how 'Take on' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 1:
They always take (2)…… extra staff during the holiday season to cope with the increase in customers.
Reading and Use of English Part 4:
Jon was unsure if he should accept such big project.
Jon was unsure if he ………………………… such a big project