In order to make some sense of these questions, I undertook a Taxonomy of American Ignorance and Misperceptions.
At his advisers' urging, he undertook a gradual and carefully orchestrated campaign to undo the damage.
Only they can stop this nonsense, and it will take an effort as concerted and well-organized as the one they undertook in the 70s.
While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.
On December 7, they undertook an urgent operation that was followed by two medically induced comas, from which he emerged Tuesday.
A committee of ladies in London, of whom Mrs. Fry was the most distinguished, undertook the selection of the females.
Even she always stopped soon, if she undertook to interfere with Malbone.
By his side lived Govinda, his shadow, walked the same paths, undertook the same efforts.
The Judge wanted an office built, and Johnson undertook to make it.
But then I undertook the management of those games which Cæsar's heir celebrated for Cæsar's victory?
c.1200, "to entrap," in the same sense as Old English underniman (cf. Dutch ondernemen, German unternehmen), of which it is a partial loan-translation, from under + take. Cf. also French entreprendre "to undertake," from entre "between, among" + prendre "to take." The under in this word may be the same one that also may form the first element of understand. Meaning "to accept" is attested from mid-13c.; that of "to take upon oneself, to accept the duty of" is from c.1300.