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Meaning of “go to great lengths” in the English Dictionary

"go to great lengths" in British English

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go to great lengths

(also go to any lengths) to ​try very hard to ​achieve something: Some ​people go to ​greatlengths to make ​theirhomesattractive. He'll go to any ​lengths to get what he ​wants.
(Definition of go to great lengths from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"go to great lengths" in American English

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go to great lengths

to use a lot of ​effort to get or ​achieve something: We went to ​greatlengths to make ​sure the ​votes were ​countedcorrectly.
(Definition of go to great lengths from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go to great lengths”
in Chinese (Simplified) 竭尽全力,全力以赴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 竭盡全力,全力以赴…
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