Definition of take a lot of or some —— in English:

take a lot of (or some) ——

  • Be difficult to do or effect in the specified way: he might take some convincing
    More example sentences
    • It takes a lot of style and pacing to flash back and forth from action scenes to images and thoughts in the mind of an actor.
    • " It takes a lot of training for a person to develop a performance onstage.
    • It took some convincing (and maybe a bribe), but he agreed to come home to see the girls and his grandchildren.
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