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Meaning of “a long way to go” in the English Dictionary

"a long way to go" in British English

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a long way to go

a lot of ​work to do or ​improvements to make: He has a long way to go before he can ​present the ​plans to the ​public.
(Definition of a long way to go from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"a long way to go" in American English

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a long way to go

a ​largeamount of ​time and ​effort: You’ve got a long way to go before you’re ​ready to ​compete at the ​nationallevel.
(Definition of a long way to go from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a long way to go”
in Chinese (Simplified) 很长的路要走,很多工作要做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很長的路要走,很多工作要做…
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