Take it upon oneself
English vocabulary and translations (See all)
I take it upon myself (to do something): I take the initiative (to do something); to take responsibility (for doing something)
I took it upon myself to make dinner reservations for all of us. I took the initiative and reserved a table for all of us.
- "I must say that I doubt that Philip Cheeter would ever take it upon himself to contact the CEO of the Perfume Hut if he had a problem with one of their buyers."
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