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take a long hard look at someone/something - definition and synonyms

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  1. to think about a problem or issue very carefully in order to find out what is wrong or to find a better way of dealing with it

    We should take a long hard look at the way we deal with refugees in this country.

This is the British English definition of take a long hard look at someone / something. View American English definition of take a long hard look at someone / something.

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