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have one's work cut out

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have one's work cut out

verb phrase

To have something difficult to do: telling him the news, she has her work cut out for her (1862+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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