go\ to\ great\ lengths

See: go to any length

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • go to great lengths — verb To make a big effort to do something, or be very careful when doing something, especially excessively or extremely. Leftish anthropologists go to great lengths to avoid saying anything about primitive peoples that could conceivably be… …   Wiktionary

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  • go to great lengths to do something — go to great lengths to (do something) to try very hard to achieve a result. This champion marathon runner is going to great lengths to help needy children. Both sides have gone to great lengths to emphasize areas of similarity in their proposals …   New idioms dictionary

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