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Cut out for you : Phrases


There's a large amount of work to be done.


The farmer had his work cut out for him to get the wheat harvested before the rain came.


This phrase is from dressmaking or carpentry, where pattern parts are literally cut out so you see what needs to be assembled. Whatever the pieces are, the mission is clear, and the work to be done is evident; your work has been cut out for you - get on with it!

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