enter on something

enter on something
ˈenter on/upon sth derived
(formal) to start to do sth or become involved in it

to enter on a new career

She entered upon a love affair which was to ruin her marriage.

Main entry:enterderived

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  • enter — Neither Fowler nor Gowers, nor even Burchfield in 1998, included an entry on enter, which is surprising given its range of collocation and usage. It is both transitive (i.e. takes an object) and intransitive: you can enter a place or simply enter …   Modern English usage

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  • enter into — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms enter into : present tense I/you/we/they enter into he/she/it enters into present participle entering into past tense entered into past participle entered into 1) enter into something to start to take part in… …   English dictionary

  • enter into — 1) PHR V RECIP If you enter into something such as an agreement, discussion, or relationship, you become involved in it. You can also say that two people enter into something. [FORMAL] [V P n with n] I have not entered into any financial… …   English dictionary

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