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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This is the fourth consecutive year that the Greenhead have reached the cup final and to defend the title is no mean feat against strong competition.
That said, even though he has chaired the West Midlands Combined Authority for the last 18 months of which six members of the authority are Labour, "that is no mean feat".
Wales played their hearts out and rocked the Boks to the core, which is no mean feat against one of the strongest rugby nations in the world, seeded second to the mighty All Blacks.
That is no mean feat, the last game was the best to date with a very impressive games engine.
To win away in European football is no mean feat, but to score five goals in the process is superb.
Keeping up with Amy Ray is no mean feat. While still an Indigo Girl, she also runs her own record label, Daemon--which is releasing her first solo album, Stag--and backs more progressive causes than she can count
Francis, the 35-year-old British champion, added: "Look, I am the British heavyweight champion and that is no mean feat. So why shouldn't people get behind me?
It is no mean feat to make an art technically sophisticated -et subtly humane and compassionate, turning an instrument of instrumental reason to the soul's cure.
Pushing a wheelchair is no mean feat I can assure you.
"It is no mean feat to come second to a player like that.