have work cut out
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Related to have work cut out: out of whack, To Say the Least, pale in comparison
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. (often in future tenses) Have you seen the state of the garden? She'll have her work cut out to get it looking nice in time for the summer.