be no mean feat

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be no mean feat

To be a considerably great, difficult, or noteworthy achievement or outcome. Defeating an incumbent president is no mean feat, but we feel confident that our candidate has what it takes. Well done, John. Getting an A+ on that exam was no mean feat!
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no mean feat

A considerably great, difficult, or noteworthy achievement or outcome. Defeating an incumbent president is no mean feat, but we feel confident that our candidate has what it takes. Well done, John. Getting an A+ on that exam was no mean feat!
See also: feat, mean, no
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It was no mean feat on his part to manage the collaboration with the exhibition designers so successfully, and he cheerfully put up with cuts of budget that would have made most architects tear their hair out.
To have demonstrated such an empathy with so many diverse businesses, from Ascot to Cartmel, was no mean feat.