Posted by SR on March 21, 2005

In Reply to: Work posted by R. Berg on March 20, 2005

: : : : : What does this phrase mean: I have my work cut out for me.

: : It actually means that you have a difficult task to do. It's sarcastic.

: Not always sarcastic. Often it's straightforward and it means "What I should do next is obvious."

Agreed. Simply "Plan your obvious work and work your plan." Sometimes it does imply a 'difficult' task ahead.