take some beating


: to require some considerable effort to match or surpass
His wonderful performance will take some beating.

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“Take some beating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20some%20beating. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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