be unequal to sth

be unequal to sth
be unequal to sth
to not have the skills, money, or resources that are necessary to do or achieve something: »

Ultimately, the management team was unequal to the task of paying off the mountain of debt it had taken on.

Main Entry: unequal

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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