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English definition of “take a long, hard look at sth”

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take a long, hard look at sth

to examine something very carefully in order to improve it in the future: We need to take a long, hard look at the way we control gun ownership.
Translations of “take a long, hard look at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為了將來改進)審視, 仔細考慮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为了将来改进)审视, 仔细考虑…
(Definition of take a long, hard look at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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