HyperDic: take_pains

English > 1 sense of the expression take pains:
VERBsocialtake pains, be at painstry very hard to do something
English > take pains: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningtry very hard to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymbe at pains
Broaderendeavor, endeavour, striveattempt by employing effort
Spanishesforzarse, esmerarse

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