hard time


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Synonyms for hard time

a difficulty that can be overcome with effort

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a term served in a maximum security prison

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Very few letters were written in those hard times that were not touching, especially those which fathers sent home.
and now you are going to have a hard time on the river for a change; change is good for everyone.
But poor people don't buy sewing machines in hard times, so I was forced to forgo that employment.
Binay said that the Comelec en banc is having hard time establishing a quorum or setting an assembly due to the three vacant positions.
Bex is in for a hard time She is preparing for her performance at the showcase, but Alexandra and Madison are determined to cause trouble - and they do, in spectacular fashion.
BANNU -- The victim of target killing of Frontier Region Police constable\'s heir were facing hard time because the police did not paid them salaries from the past four month.
The newly appointed special public prosecutor will have hard time disclosing the crime and corruption of the Government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.
35pm A successful photographer marries a divorced businessman with two children, but has a hard time adapting to her new role as a stepmother - a task made all the more difficult by the hostile attitude of his ex-wife.
CHRISTIAN Benteke shouldn't be given a hard time for his scoring drought - because he's still giving defenders a hard time.
Danny has had a hard time but the draw on Monday will give him hope things will get back to normal.
Summary: Plan B says he has a hard time with being in the limelight because of other people's expectations of him.
New York, Oct 27 (ANI): Jessica Simpson says she had a hard time coping with the pressure from people regarding her looks but praised beau Eric Johnson for being supportive.
He said that this is very hard time for the people of Malakand.
And like my ancestors three millennia past, those people of God who discovered him to be especially present in their community while doing hard time in the wilderness, I discover God, with all of his creative power, doing hard time with me and we.
If they think their job is busy and difficult, well, the applicants go through hard time too.