I'll take you up on that offer of a drink, if it still stands.
take up with somebody/something
old-fashionedto become friendly with someone, especially someone who may influence you badly
WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: direct, take, guide, leadIf you direct someone somewhere, you tell them which way to go to get there, but you do not go with them• He directed me to a hotel near the airport (NOT He guided me to a hotel near the airport).!! Do not say that you direct something in a particular direction. Say that you point something in a particular direction• He pointed the gun at the policeman (NOT He directed the gun at the policeman).If you take, guide, or lead someone somewhere, you go with them there• I'll take you to the airport. Use guide especially to talk about helping someone along a difficult route• They guided me through a maze of one-way streets. Use lead to talk about going in front of someone who is following you• The waiter led us to a table. ➔ See alsodirectWORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: bring, take, get, fetchbringmeans to carry something or come with someone to the place where you are or to the place where you are talking about• Would you like me to bring anything to the party? • She brought her Spanish friend into class.takemeans to carry something or go with someone to another place, away from where you are or where you are talking about• Don't forget to take your umbrella.• I'll take you home.getmeans to go to another place and come back with something or someone• I went upstairs to get my jacket.In British English, you can also use fetch• Will you fetch Susan from the airport?In American English, you only use fetch to talk about a dog getting something. ➔ See alsobring
Definition of take from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within the topic NUMBERS