sign on for

sign on for
If you sign on for something, you officially agree to work for an organization or do a course of study by signing a contract or form.

[V P P n] Andrew joined up in 1989 and was planning to sign on for nine more years...

[V P P n] He had signed on for a driving course.

English dictionary. 2008.

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