cut out (2)

[cut out (2)] {adj.} 1. Made ready; given for action; facing.

Mary agreed to stay with her teacher's children all day; she did not know what was cut out for her.

- Often used in the phrase "have one's work cut out for one".

If Mr. Perkins wants to become a senator, he has his work cut out for him.

2. Suited to; fitted for.

Warren seemed to be cut out for the law. It was clear very early that Fred was cut out to be a doctor.