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take doing

Require considerable effort, as in It'll take doing to get the whole house painted in a week. This expression sometimes is put astake some doing, as in You want the President to come? That'll take some doing! [ First half of 1900s ]
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  • They'd be beautiful if you'd take care of them in one-tenth the time you take doing nothing.

    Flappers and Philosophers F. Scott Fitzgerald

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