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tussle with sth

informal
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with tussle   /ˈtʌs.l̩/ us  
to try hard to understand or deal with a difficult idea or problem: It's an idea that I've been tussling with for quite a while.
Translations of “tussle with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力理解, 盡力對付…
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力理解, 尽力对付…
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