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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
References in classic literature ?
But surely, my fair lord," said Alleyne, "you have done some great feats of arms since we left the Lady Loring.
Nay, nay," said the knight, "these were not feats of arms, but mere wayside ventures and the chances of travel.
The King was beside himself with joy, and was astonished at how clever a man Ring was in all kinds of feats, so that he esteemed him still more highly than before, and betrothed his daughter to him; and the feast for this was to last all through Christmastide.
As he ran with the children, he taught them gymnastic feats, set Miss Hoole laughing with his queer English accent, and talked to Darya Alexandrovna of his pursuits in the country.
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The report mentioned that the feat has been achieved just once at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics in which Czech runner Emil Zatopek won all three titles, with Gebrselassie saying that although it is a tough job to achieve the feat as it depends on the schedule, time and fitness of the athlete, it is not impossible as Zatopek also did it in 1952.
Most of the beloved Feat features are featured: sprung grooves, allusive lyrics, conducive vibe," said a review last month in the Guardian newspaper of London.
Only six old feat stones are known to exist in Wales but Englishman Roger Davis, 41, who is leading the custom's renaissance, is hopeful of finding more.
Although Hayward left this current incarnation of the Feat last year, tributes were paid to him here.
Manchester, Academy "Manchester Academy Festival" Feat.
It's probably one of the biggest feats to do on a motorcycle.
Seventeen of the greatest milers in the world came together on May 26th to both honor the feat of Sir Roger Bannister and share stories among an elite gathering of men and women who had achieved greatness over the past 50 years.
His daring feat will take place between Tower Bridge and the GLA building on the banks of the River Thames.
One performer who has managed this feat is Paul Bowler in Mystere.
AIDAN O'BRIEN'S feat of having the first three in Saturday's Irish 2,000 Guineas is unusual, but by no means unique, in Classic history.