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    Default had his work cut out ????

    The following sentence is the caption under the picture of car racing.
    "He had his work cut out, but charged through to a podium finish"
    What does it means?

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    Exclamation Re: had his work cut out ????

    Quote Originally Posted by njt2009 View Post
    The following sentence is the caption under the picture of car racing.

    "He had his work cut out, but charged through to a podium finish"
    What does it means?
    Have one’s work cut out is an idiom means: if you have your work cut out, you have something very difficult to do.
    The heading seems to refer to an unique fit in a particuler car racing by a competitor who was not in happy position but he managed to move quickly ahead (charged through) and finished within top three places to get a podium. In motor racing, the term podium finish is used to refer to a top three placing.

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