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take special pains

verb as in bend over backwards


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Take special pains to enter into the minds and feelings of others.

Yet for the next three days at least, he would take special pains to keep every hair in its place, simply to please little sister.

Indeed the priests take special pains to proclaim unbelief and immorality as one and the same thing.

Take special pains with the letter r, as carelessly made it is easily mistaken for v or y.

Admonished by her loss to set his affairs in order he began to take special pains in providing for the future of his books.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take special pains, such as: fall over backwards, go out of the way, lean over backwards, and make a special effort.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.