Meaning of “a rough ride” in the English Dictionary

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"a rough ride" in British English

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a rough ride

C2 a difficult time:

Government plans to cut sick pay had a rough ride in the House of Commons.
The construction industry is in for a rough ride this year.

(Definition of “a rough ride” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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