Usage examples for Undertook

  1. He might be quite willing to do you a good turn if you undertook to answer no questions about him. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  2. Nothing was to be done before Christmas; but as Miss Baker was to be at Hadley very early in January, she undertook to inform Mr. Bertram, and gave strong hopes that he would be prevailed on to favour the marriage. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. In 1896 he was replaced by General Weyler, who undertook a new system. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish