take a lot of doing

Definition of take a lot of doing

  1. :  to require a lot of work Keeping everyone happy does take a lot of doing.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

  1. :  an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance

    :  the use of lots as a means of deciding something

    :  the resulting choice

  1. :  allot, apportion

    :  to form or divide into lots

doingplay
  1. :  the act of performing or executing :  action

    :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on

    :  social activities


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