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go to great lengths

also go to any lengths
to try very hard to achieve something: Some people go to great lengths to make their homes attractive. 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)

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go to great lengths

to use a lot of effort to get or achieve something: We went to great lengths to make sure the votes were counted correctly.
(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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