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Meaning of “a hard/tough row to hoe” in the English Dictionary

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a hard/tough row to hoe

mainly US a ​difficultsituation to ​deal with: Teachers have a ​tough row to ​hoe in today's ​schools.
(Definition of a hard/tough row to hoe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a hard/tough row to hoe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 难以应对的情况…
in Chinese (Traditional) 難以應付的情況…
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