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English definition of “wrestle with sth”

wrestle with sth

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with wrestle   /ˈres.l̩/ us  
to try very hard to deal with a problem or to make a difficult decision: The government is wrestling with difficult economic problems. He wrestled with the decision for several weeks, wondering what he should do.
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