have one's work cut out for one

idiom

used to say that the thing a person needs to do is very difficult, and he or she will have to work very hard to achieve it

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“Have one's work cut out for one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20one%27s%20work%20cut%20out%20for%20one. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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