- pick up the gauntlet
- pick/take up the gauntlet
throw down the gauntlet - to invite someone to argue, fight, or compete with you.
He challenged me to a game of squash last week and I'm thinking I might just take up the gauntlet.
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pick up the gauntlet — verb be dared to do something and attempt it • Syn: ↑take a dare • Hypernyms: ↑try, ↑seek, ↑attempt, ↑essay, ↑assay • Verb Frames: S … Useful english dictionary
pick/take up the gauntlet — to show that you are willing and ready to fight, argue, or compete with someone or to do something that is difficult but necessary : to accept or respond to a challenge The time has come for Congress to pick up the gauntlet and do something abou … Useful english dictionary
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take up the gauntlet — pick/take up the gauntlet throw down the gauntlet to invite someone to argue, fight, or compete with you. He challenged me to a game of squash last week and I m thinking I might just take up the gauntlet … New idioms dictionary
take up the gauntlet — Respectively, to give and to accept a challenge ● gauntlet * * * take up (or throw down) the gauntlet accept (or issue) a challenge Origin: from the medieval custom of issuing a challenge by throwing one s gauntlet to the ground; whoever picked… … Useful english dictionary
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gauntlet — [[t]gɔ͟ːntlɪt[/t]] gauntlets 1) N COUNT: usu pl Gauntlets are long, thick, protective gloves. ...a pair of pale yellow leather driving gauntlets. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If you pick up the gauntlet or take up the gauntlet, you accept the challenge… … English dictionary
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