have your work cut out

Have your work cut out
If you have your work cut out, you are very busy indeed.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • have your work cut out — have (your) work cut out (for (you)) if you have your work cut out, you have something very difficult to do. We re training a completely new team, so we ve got our work cut out for us. Have you seen the state of the garden? She ll have her work… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have your work cut out — have your ˈwork cut out idiom (informal) to be likely to have difficulty doing sth • You ll have your work cut out to get there by nine o clock. Main entry: ↑workidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have your work cut out —    If you have your work cut out, you are very busy indeed.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you have to face a difficult task or a challenging situation, you have your work cut out for you.     I ve got a month to reorganize the… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • have your work cut out for you — have (your) work cut out (for (you)) if you have your work cut out, you have something very difficult to do. We re training a completely new team, so we ve got our work cut out for us. Have you seen the state of the garden? She ll have her work… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have your work cut out for — have (your) work cut out (for (you)) if you have your work cut out, you have something very difficult to do. We re training a completely new team, so we ve got our work cut out for us. Have you seen the state of the garden? She ll have her work… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have your work cut out for you — ◇ If you have your work cut out for you, the thing you need to do is very difficult, and you have to work very hard to achieve it. She knew she had her work cut out for her, but she was willing to do whatever it took to succeed. • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • have your work cut out (for you) — phrase to have a difficult job to do We’ll have our work cut out for us if we want to maintain sales at this level. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a difficult situationsynonym Main entry: work …   Useful english dictionary

  • have your work cut out for you — INFORMAL ► to have something very difficult to do: »The government has its work cut out for it trying to reduce the national deficit. Main Entry: ↑work …   Financial and business terms

  • have (your) work cut out for (you) — to have to do something you know will be difficult. If that report is going to be finished by tomorrow, she has her work cut out for her …   New idioms dictionary

  • have work cut out for you — have (your) work cut out (for (you)) if you have your work cut out, you have something very difficult to do. We re training a completely new team, so we ve got our work cut out for us. Have you seen the state of the garden? She ll have her work… …   New idioms dictionary


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