HyperDic: take_the_field

English > 2 senses of the expression take the field:
VERBcompetitiontake the field, campaigngo on a campaign
competitiontake the fieldgo on the playing field, of a football team
English > take the field: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninggo on a campaign; go off to war.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymcampaign
Entailswarmake or wage war
Narrowercrusadego on a crusade
English > take the field: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaninggo on the playing field, of a football team.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
Spanishtomar el terreno

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