Definition of “a hard/tough row to hoe” - English Dictionary

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“a hard/tough row to hoe” in British English

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a hard/tough row to hoe

mainly US

a difficult situation 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)

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