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

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take a lot of (or some) ——

Be difficult to do or effect in the specified way: he might take some convincing
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  • It took some convincing (and maybe a bribe), but he agreed to come home to see the girls and his grandchildren.
  • In the beginning it did take some getting used to.
  • With just four trains an hour and only one route home it's taken some getting used to.
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