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English definition of “a hard/tough row to hoe”

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a hard/tough row to hoe

US
a difficult situation to deal with: Teachers have a tough row to hoe in today's schools.
Translations of “a hard/tough row to hoe”
in Chinese (Traditional) 難以應付的情況…
in Chinese (Simplified) 难以应对的情况…
(Definition of a hard/tough row to hoe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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