take some doing

take some doing
<05> быть трудным

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  • take some doing — phrase used for saying that something will be very difficult to do It will take some doing to finish this before five o’clock. Thesaurus: difficult to do and involving a lot of effortsynonym Main entry: doing * * * take some ˈdoing | take a lot… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take some doing — tv. to require added effort and planning. □ It’ll take some doing, but it’ll get done. □ It’s not impossible. It’ll just take some doing …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take some doing — used for saying that something will be very difficult to do It will take some doing to finish this before five o clock …   English dictionary

  • take some doing — to need a lot of effort. It took some doing, but I finally got the manager to agree to hire you …   New idioms dictionary

  • take some lot of doing — take some/a lot of ˈdoing idiom (informal) to need a lot of effort or time; to be very difficult to do Main entry: ↑takeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take — take1 [ teık ] (past tense took [ tuk ] ; past participle tak|en [ teıkən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move something/someone ▸ 2 cause someone/something to move ▸ 3 perform action ▸ 4 need something ▸ 5 accept ▸ 6 win prize/election ▸ 7 reach out and get ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • take — I UK [teɪk] / US verb Word forms take : present tense I/you/we/they take he/she/it takes present participle taking past tense took UK [tʊk] / US past participle taken UK [ˈteɪkən] / US *** 1) [transitive] to move something or someone from one… …   English dictionary

  • doing — noun 1 be sb s doing if something bad is someone s doing, they did it: This mess is all your doing. 2 take some doing to be hard work: Sorting this lot out is going to take some doing. 3 doings BrE a) (plural) things that someone does b) (C)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doing — do|ing [ duıŋ ] noun be someone s doing to be someone s fault: We re very late, and it s all your doing. take some doing used for saying that something will be very difficult to do: It will take some doing to finish this before five o clock …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • doing — do|ing [ˈdu:ıŋ] n 1.) be sb s (own) doing if something bad is someone s doing, they did or caused it ▪ If you fall into this trap, it will be all your own doing. 2.) take some doing informal to be hard work ▪ We had to be on the parade ground for …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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