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Meaning of "to go to great lengths to do sth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH

to go to great lengths to do sth play
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WHAT DOES TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to go to great lengths to do sth in the English dictionary

The definition of to go to great lengths to do sth in the dictionary is if you say that someone goes to great lengths to achieve something, you mean that they go to a lot of trouble in order to achieve it.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH

to get dooced
to get into high gear
to get off lightly
to get off your high horse
to get on the scoresheet
to get on your high horse
to get your just deserts
to get your oats
to give sb the runaround
to give sb unshirted hell
to go
to go down like a lead balloon
to go down like ninepins
to go for the brass ring
to go into the record books
to go island-hopping
to go off the deep end
to go pear-shaped
to go to extremes
to go walkies

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH

a spider´s web of sth
as opposed to sth
familiarly known as sb/sth
musth
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be mixed up in sth
to be within your rights to do sth
to have mixed feelings about sth
to have no hesitation in doing sth
to make inroads into sth
to take steps to do sth
to throw off the shackles of sth

Synonyms and antonyms of to go to great lengths to do sth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «to go to great lengths to do sth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH

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

Translator English - Chinese

要竭尽全力做某事
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

que ir muy lejos para hacer algo →
570 millions of speakers

English

to go to great lengths to do sth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

STH क्या करने की हद तक जाने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

للذهاب إلى أبعد مدى من أجل القيام لك شيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пойти на многое, чтобы сделать что-н
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ir para grandes comprimentos para fazer sth
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্ট্যাব করতে মহান দৈর্ঘ্য যেতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

d´aller très loin pour faire qc
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk pergi ke tahap yang baik untuk melakukan sth
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis zu großen Längen , etw zu tun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

STHを行うために偉大な長さに行くために
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

STH 을 큰 길이 로 이동합니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo nggoleki tlaga gedhe banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để đi đến độ dài lớn để làm sth
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Sth செய்ய பெரிய அளவிற்கு செல்ல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Sth करण्यासाठी महान लांबी जाण्यासाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sth yapmak için çok uzun boylu gitmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per andare alle grandi lunghezze di fare qc
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do ogromnych starań , aby zrobić sth
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піти на багато чого, щоб зробити що - н
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a merge la lungimi mari pentru a face sth
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να πάνε στα μεγάλα μήκη για να κάνει sth
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

om te gaan na baie moeite te doen sth
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att gå mycket långt för att göra sth
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å gå langt for å gjøre sth
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to go to great lengths to do sth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH»

The term «to go to great lengths to do sth» is normally little used and occupies the 127.953 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO GO TO GREAT LENGTHS TO DO STH»

Discover the use of to go to great lengths to do sth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to go to great lengths to do sth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Diccionario Bilingue Cambridge Spanish-English Paperback ...
... Viajó a lo largo y ancho de Europa 6 to go to great lengths to do sth -hacer todo lo posible por hacer algo lengthen /'lerjit.esn/ v [t, i] -alargar: / have to lengthen this skirt □ Tengo que alargar esta falda lengthways /'lerjAe.weiz/aoít; - a lo largo ...
Cambridge University Press, 2008

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