cut out for

idiom

variants or cut out to do/be
: naturally able or suited to do or be (something)
Why do you think that you're cut out for this job?
He's not cut out to be a teacher.

Examples of cut out for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Boeing’s cadre of crash test dummies still have their work cut out for them. Sébastien Roblin, Popular Mechanics, 23 June 2023 All of which is to say: Apple has its work cut out for it here. Casey Newton, The Verge, 2 June 2023 He was not cut out for corporate life, forever trying to please an impossible father. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 29 May 2023 But Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts said the Eagles have their work cut out for them to keep those trends in their favor. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 12 Feb. 2023 Fresno State also ranks 20th against the pass (189.1 ypg), so Mayden has his work cut out for him. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Oct. 2022 Single digits Pence has his work cut out for him, if polls are any guide. David Jackson, USA TODAY, 8 June 2023 Nonetheless, Sunak will have his work cut out for him to convince Biden that the U.K. can play a constructive role in further stabilizing Northern Ireland. Garret Martin, The Conversation, 6 June 2023 All of that means that professionals who master and encode audio for distribution on streaming networks have their work cut out for them. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Cut out for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20out%20for. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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