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not be beyond the wit of man/sb

humorous mainlyUK
to be ​possible to ​achieve: It shouldn't be beyond the wit of man to ​arrange for them both to be there at the same ​time.
(Definition of not be beyond the wit of man/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not be beyond the wit of man/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有超出人/某人的才智范围, 可以实现…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有超出人/某人的才智範圍, 可以實現…
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