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Meaning of “struggle” - Learner’s Dictionary

struggle

verb [I]     /ˈstrʌɡl/
TRY
B2 to try very hard to do something difficult: [+ to do sth] He's struggling to pay off his debts.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
FIGHT
B2 to fight someone when they are holding you: She struggled but couldn't break free.Fighting
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