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hard going

adjective [after verb] uk   us   informal
difficult and tiring to do, deal with, or make progress with: I find her books a bit hard going.
Translations of “hard going”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很難做(或處理、取得進展)的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很难做(或处理、取得进展)的…
(Definition of hard going from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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