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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “the/a devil of a sth”

the/a devil of a sth

old-fashioned
an extremely difficult or serious type of something
极为困难的;极其严重的
a devil of a mess / problem
极为混乱的局面/极其严重的问题
We had the devil of a job / time trying to find this place !
我们找这个地方可费了不少周折/时间!
Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of the/a devil of a sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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