Synonyms of take someone on in English:

take someone on

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1‘they could find no major challenger to take him on’

compete against, oppose, challenge, confront, face, fight, match oneself against, pit oneself against, vie with, contend against, contend with, battle against, battle with, struggle against, take up cudgels against, stand up to, go head to head against

2‘the Home Office took on extra staff’

engage, hire, employ, enrol, enlist, sign up, take into employment, put on the payroll
informal take on board

fire, dismiss