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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfaint-heartedfaint-heart‧ed /ˌfeɪnt ˈhɑːtɪd $ -ɑːr-/ adjective  1 WORK HARDnot trying very hard, because you do not want to do something, or you are not confident that you can succeed syn half-hearted She made a rather faint-hearted attempt to stop him from leaving.2 something is not for the faint-hearted
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faint-heartedIf predators do not oblige, the pests are picked off and squashed - not a job for the faint-hearted!None of this is for the faint-hearted.Not a city for the lily-livered or faint-hearted.Playing foreign markets is not for the faint-hearted.The coastguard duties included patrolling paths at the top of high and sheer cliffs - not a job for the faint-hearted.This is not an investment for the faint-hearted.Neither Baron Korf nor Iakov Rostovtsev owned serfs, but the one was faint-hearted and the other unimaginative.Not that it is a post for the faint-hearted, even today.
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