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English definition of “a rough ride”

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a rough ride

C2 a difficult time: Government plans to cut sick pay had a rough ride in the House of Commons. The construction industry is in for a rough ride this year.
Translations of “a rough ride”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一段艱苦時期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一段困难时期…
(Definition of a rough ride from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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