One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he stood on the pier to watch me embark’
board ship, go on board, go aboard, climb aboard, step aboard, take ship
informal hop on, jump on
2‘he was about to embark on a career in the family's department store chain’
begin, start, commence, undertake, set about, enter on, go into, take up
venture into, launch into, plunge into, turn one's hand to, engage in, settle down to
institute, initiate, tackle
informal have a crack at, have a go at, have a shot at
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