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Meaning of “be up against it” in the English Dictionary

"be up against it" in British English

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be up against it

informal to be having or ​likely to have ​seriousproblems or difficulties: With seven ​members of the ​teammissing, Hull are going to be up against it. Many ​families are up against it, ​unable to ​affordevenbasicitems.
(Definition of be up against it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be up against it”
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷入(或面临)困境…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷入(或面臨)困境…
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