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struggle

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈstrʌɡl/
to try or fight very hard in order to do or get something: struggle with/against sth For years she struggled with the department to get her ideas accepted. struggle for sth Women struggle for equal rights.
to find it extremely difficult to succeed or to achieve something: In the current climate many small businesses are struggling.struggle to do sth The Government will struggle to achieve its target of 15% of electricity from renewables.struggle along/through The company may struggle along on its own but a merger with a stronger company would be better for its pension holders.
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