hard time


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  • noun

Synonyms for hard time

a difficulty that can be overcome with effort

Related Words

a term served in a maximum security prison

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But poor people don't buy sewing machines in hard times, so I was forced to forgo that employment.
Under the capitalist regime these periods of hard times were as inevitable as they were absurd.
These associations were practically middle- class affairs, and now, compelled by hard times and crashing markets, and aided by the great captains of industry, they gave organized labor an awful and decisive defeat.
Yet its defeat did not put an end to the hard times.
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.
Summary: Plan B says he has a hard time with being in the limelight because of other people's expectations of him.
YOU'RE A MARKED ERNIE ELS last night warned cheating Scot Elliot Saltman he faces a hard time now his ban is up.
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.
They were mine and Richard Shaw's boot boys and we used to give them a bit of a hard time, although I hope he has forgiven me for that.
She said she doesn't offer ``crazy things'' like Botox or a car in the garage, but instead puts cash on the table in the form of paying buyers back 20 percent of her commission, or helping arrange creative financing for buyers who have a hard time qualifying for a loan.