Meaning of “have a thin time (of it)” in the English Dictionary

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"have a thin time (of it)" in British English

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have a thin time (of it)

UK to have bad or unhappy experiences:

He's been having a thin time (of it) since his accident.

(Definition of “have a thin time (of it)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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