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It is my desire to be a great writer. I know that I still have a mountain to climb to achieve that.
Guy Johnson

Meaning of "a mountain to climb" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

a lick and a promise
A list
a little bird
a load of
a lump in one´s throat
a matter of life and death
a matter of opinion
a mensa et thoro
a mite
a month of Sundays
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin
a name to conjure with
A number 1
a piece of crumpet
a piece of goods
a pig in a poke
a pop
a posteriori
a pox on someone

WORDS THAT END LIKE A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

climb
dislimb
fold limb
forelimb
hill climb
limb
lower limb
monkey climb
out on a limb
outclimb
phantom limb
reclimb
rock climb
rock-climb
upclimb

Synonyms and antonyms of a mountain to climb in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a mountain to climb» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

Find out the translation of a mountain to climb to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a mountain to climb from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a mountain to climb» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一座山爬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una montaña que escalar
570 millions of speakers

English

a mountain to climb
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पहाड़ पर चढ़ने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جبل لتسلق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гора , чтобы подняться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma montanha para escalar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি পর্বত আরোহণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une montagne à gravir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gunung untuk mendaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Berg zu erklimmen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

山は登る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

산 등반
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gunung kanggo mendaki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một ngọn núi để leo lên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏற ஒரு மலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चढण करण्यासाठी एक पर्वत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tırmanmak için bir dağ
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una montagna da scalare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

góra wspinać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гора , щоб піднятися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un munte de a urca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα βουνό να ανέβει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n berg om te klim
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ett berg att bestiga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

et fjell å klatre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a mountain to climb

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB»

The term «a mountain to climb» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.782 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a mountain to climb

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QUOTES WITH «A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a mountain to climb.
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Guy Johnson
It is my desire to be a great writer. I know that I still have a mountain to climb to achieve that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB»

Discover the use of a mountain to climb in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a mountain to climb and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Mountain To Climb
'A Mountain To Climb' is the true-life story of a family who lost everything during the financial downturn of 2008.
Keith Allison, 2009
2
A Mountain to Climb on Timor
The climax of the story is a life-changing adventure among the indigenous Atoni on Timor Island, Indonesia, a hazardous experience full of emotional torment and physical challenges that push Earle to the limit.
Michael Earle, 2008
3
Our Appalachia: An Oral History
If you can make a mountain you ought to make it. If you can build a big home, you ought to build it, but don't step on the small person to do it. Don't belittle someone else to profit yourself. If there is a mountain to climb [and] you say, "I'm going to ...
Laurel Shackelford, 1988
4
Memories of an Old Geezer
After about ten minutes, I said, “Let's go, guys, we have a mountain to climb.” Suzie and Bowser ran off down the other side of the mountain, with me in hot pursuit. It was much easier going down a mountain than it was going up, and we were ...
Charles B. McReynolds, 2008
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Send Them Victorious: England's Path to Glory 2006-2010
Shearer had a mountain to climb when he agreed to come back and manage this club, like the Prodigal Son back from down South and the bright lights and cockney characters, back to the coin-operated meters and cobbled terraces of ...
David Stubbs, 2010
6
Forget Me Not: A Memoir
The Spanish climber wept with gratitude and later wrote to Alex, “You will not have to choose a mountain to climb or route to climb, you are in all of them. Our encounter was brief, just a few hours but you are forever a light, in the future and in ...
Jennifer Lowe-Anker, 2009
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The Joy of Plumbing: A Guide to Living the Life You Really, ...
Pair that with the most old fashioned worlds of all (construction) and we have a mountain to climb. I imagine men going into a female-dominated field will have a similar experience. It is always good to remember that you have already started ...
Hattie Hasan, 2011
8
In Search of the Missing: Working with Search and Rescue Dogs
I lost a lot of weight during this period. On the way home, I'd run another four miles, starting from the Silver Springs Hotel. Sometimes, in the evenings, my son Shane would cycle alongside me as I jogged so as to help 65 A Mountain to Climb.
Mick McCarthy, Patricia Ahern, 2011
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Soul Vision: Ensuring Your Life's Future Impact
Think of that purpose as a mountain to climb. Your passion for climbing keeps you going in your daily mission toward an ultimate vision; your mission is built on passion and sets your sights on the vision; and your vision energizes passion and ...
Ramesh P. Richard, 2004
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The Wilderness Condition: Essays On Environment And Civilization
But we went to bed early, because there was after all, a mountain to climb, and Ortenburger required the traditional pre-dawn awakening the next day. Didn't we make up a perfectly bioregional group — mountain dwellers, writers, students of ...
Max Oelschlaeger, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a mountain to climb is used in the context of the following news items.
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Donemana lose ground after Sunday defeat to Ardmore
... the surprise winners at The Bleachgreen in a result that leaves Donemana with a mountain to climb in the North West Premiership title race. «Belfast Newsletter, Jul 15»
2
Oxi- morons: Greece votes no, now for the moment of truth
Either way, it looks like the Yes camp has a mountain to climb to emerge victorious from this referendum. A win for the No camp asks more ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
3
Ghana FA member Kofi Manu denies suggesting Egypt attempted to …
Their hopes were dashed following a thrashing 6-1 away defeat at Accra, putting them in front of a mountain to climb before the return leg. «Ghanasoccernet.com, Jul 15»
4
Gatsby sets sights on Horn
Balding said: "Obviously he's got a mountain to climb to be even making the first three, but it's good prize-money for the places and he's a very ... «Racinguk.com - pure racing entertainment, Jul 15»
5
Wolves' miserable run of form goes on
When the home side cruised clear in the third race to build up a huge 15-2 lead it left Wolves with a mountain to climb, and they were never ... «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
6
Lancashire v Yorkshire: Vikings unable to scale heights of …
Predictably, it left Yorkshire with a mountain to climb that, despite their best efforts, they were unable to scale. Left to make 19 runs more than ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
7
Low-income apartments going up in Pleasant Grove spur hopes, fears
Callahan preached patience. “We've got a mountain to climb,” Callahan said. “About 20 to 25 years of neglect cannot be corrected in two years. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
8
'Vikings' Season 4 Spoilers: Queen Aslaug to be Leader; Will Rollo …
So he has a mountain to climb and he's going to have to win her to his side," Enstarz quoted him as saying. Meanwhile, Standen also stated ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
9
Kezia Dugdale wants a gender equality drive
SCOTLAND still has a mountain to climb to tackle gender inequality, despite having a female First Minister, Labour leadership contender Kezia ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
10
Rugby World Cup: Ben Morgan confident of England selection
"There is a lot of hard work between now and then and even more hard work to get selected. I know I've got a mountain to climb but I've got my ... «BBC Sport, Jul 15»

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