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take on/assume/wear the mantle of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake on/assume/wear the mantle of somethingtake on/assume/wear the mantle of somethingformalRESPONSIBLE to accept or have an important duty or job It is up to Europe to take on the mantle of leadership in environmental issues. mantle
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take on/assume/wear the mantle of somethingAgainst all expectations, it has not taken on the mantle of best pupil in the euro class.
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