How to use Took-charge in a sentence

took-charge
  • Quinn took charge of our working accommodations.

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  • Before she could object, Kiki took charge again.

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  • Fred O'Connor immediately took charge and played the woman like an old harmonica.

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  • Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.

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  • Her son took charge of the school in 1838.

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  • Venice alone still held out; after Novara the Piedmontcse commissioners withdrew and Manin again took charge of the government.

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  • As the attendance at his classes continually increased - pagans thronging; to him as well as Christians - he handed over the beginners to his friend Heracles, and took charge of the more advanced pupils himself.

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  • He graduated at Western Reserve College in 1864 and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1869; preached in Edinburg, Ohio, in 1869-1871, and in the Spring Street Congregational Church of Milwaukee in 5875-5879; and was professor of philosophy at Bowdoin College in 58 791881, and Clark professor of metaphysics and moral philosophy at Yale from 1881 till 5905, when he took charge of the graduate department of philosophy and psychology; he became professor emeritus in 1905.

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  • At his death in 1519 Cardinal Giulio de' Medici (son of the Giuliano murdered in the Pazzi conspiracy) took charge of the government; he met with some opposition and had to play off the Ottimati against the Piagnoni, but he did not rule badly and maintained at all events the outward forms of freedom.

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  • Personally he had little connexion with the Philadelphia printing office after 1748, when David Hall became his partner and took charge of it.

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  • Under authority of a letter from the home government addressed to Nicholson, "or in his absence, to such as for the time being takes care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in His Majesty's province of New York," he assumed the title of lieutenant-governor in December 1689, appointed a council and took charge of the government of the entire province.

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  • He returned to Europe in 1830 and took charge of the observatory at Hamburg.

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  • Stevens, of the United States Army, took charge on the 29th of September 1853, and a census indicated a population of 3965, of whom 1682 were voters.

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  • On its disruption by the revolutionists in 1792 Napoleon took charge of her and brought her back to Ajaccio.

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  • In Athens there were ten, chosen annually by lot, five of whom took charge of the city and five of the Peiraeus.

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  • In 1856 he was elected member of the Accademia della Crusca, in which capacity he took part in the compilation of its famous but still unfinished dictionary, and two years later was appointed assistant keeper of the Tuscan archives, in Florence; then he took charge of the famous Medici archives, whence he collected a vast body of material on the history of Italian art, not all of which is yet published.

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  • Lieutenant-Commander Harrison, severely wounded in the head, arrived about this time and took charge.

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  • In 1790 he took charge of the diocese of Rhode Island also.

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  • Under a treaty signed at Seoul on the 17th of November 1905, Japan directed the external relations of Korea, and Japanese diplomatic and consular representatives took charge of Korean subjects and interests in foreign countries.

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  • In 1847 he took charge of the longitude department of the United States Coast Survey, where he was among the first to make use of the electric telegraph for the purpose of determining the difference of longitude between two stations, and he introduced the method of registering transit observations electrically by means of a chronograph.

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  • He was preserved by his sister Electra from his father's fate, and conveyed to Phanote on Mount Parnassus, where King Strophius took charge of him.

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  • Luiz de Sousa e Vasconcellos, count of Castello Melhor, directed the policy of the nation while Schomberg took charge of its defence.

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  • The opposition to him had been increasing in strength, his resignation was accepted, and Samuel Willard took charge of the college as vice-president, although he also refused to reside in Cambridge.

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  • On the death of Fourier in 1837 he became the acknowledged head of the movement, and took charge of La Phalange, the organ of Fourierism.

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  • After his return to England he took charge of the sees of Hereford and Ramsbury, although not appointed to these bishoprics; and in 1058 made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, being the first English bishop to take this journey.

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  • He never again took charge of a parish; but he continued to preach, as opportunity offered, until 1847.

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  • Darge, Haeli's brother, took charge of the young prince, but after a hard fight with Angeda, one of Theodore's rases, was obliged to capitulate.

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  • Owing to the fact of his being unknown in London, to his exceptional courage and coolness, and probably to his experience in the wars and at sieges, the actual accomplishment of the design was entrusted to Fawkes, and when the house adjoining the parliament house was hired in Percy's name, he took charge of it as Percy's servant, under the name of Johnson_ He acted as sentinel while the others worked at the mine in December 1604, probably directing their operations, and on the discovery of the adjoining cellar, situated immediately beneath the House of Lords, he arranged in it the barrels of gunpowder, which he covered over with firewood and coals and with iron bars to increase the force of the explosion.

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  • But when circumstances had overcome Mr. Asquith's antipathy to compulsion, Mr. Law took charge of the first military service bill in the House of Commons in Jan.

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  • In 1860 he took charge of the Mount Savage Iron Works, in Cumberland, Maryland.

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  • A council of safety appointed by a Provincial Congress practically took charge of the government in June 1775.

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  • I followed to M. Hanson's, who took charge of the returning prodigal.

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  • However, from the moment that Monty rolled in an eight-foot putt on the first green of Friday's fourballs, Europe took charge.

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  • However, from the moment that Monty rolled in an eight-foot putt on the first green of Friday 's fourballs, Europe took charge.

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  • One of the biggest changes to affect the program came in 1997, when a new producer took charge and promptly fired many of the older actors who had been on the show for years.

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  • James not only took charge of the situation by helping me to bandage the injury, but he helped to lead us through the dangerous terrain to get to safety.

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