HyperDic: pick_up_the_gauntlet

English > 1 sense of the expression pick up the gauntlet:
VERBcommunicationpick up the gauntlet, take a darebe dared to do something and attempt it
English > pick up the gauntlet: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe dared to do something and attempt it.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymtake a dare
Broadertry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt

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