a bumpy ride

a bumpy ride

A tough time. If you think going to graduate school while working a full-time job is easy, you're in for a bumpy ride!
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a bumpy/rough ride

a difficult time Government plans to cut sick pay had a rough ride in the House of Commons. The construction industry is in for a bumpy ride next year.
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It's going to be a bumpy ride, and we're going to be tested in so many ways.
ALLY McCOIST admits Rangers fans should get ready for a bumpy ride this season but insists the only thing that matters is sealing a return to the top flight.
It's been a bumpy ride, it's not all been plain sailing, and it will continue to be a bumpy ride, of that I'm very confident.
VW Hicks and Sons, based in Curriers Close, Coventry, has been trading since 1970 but the tough economic climate resulted in a bumpy ride with many twists and turns for the firm which employs 25 people.
But as Mose Buchele of KUT News reports, before any of those problems can be addressed, we should all prepare for a bumpy ride.
the children ask, A bumpy ride evasion is the merry task.
HOLIDAYMAKERS may face a bumpy ride in Europe as the euro continues to ride high - but canny consumers can avoid having to dig deeper this year by choosing long haul holiday destinations.
LLANELLI need just one victory from their final four league matches to secure their first Welsh Premier title, but Airbus gave them a bumpy ride at Stebonheath Park.
Even if we don't have a recession, we are going to have a bumpy ride for a while," said Dana Johnson, chief economist for Dallas-based Comerica Bank.
HOLD on tight, it's going to be a bumpy ride for a while but the good news is there is no need to panic.
But her long career was, emotionally and financially, a bumpy ride.
John Eastwood directs the Halifax Thespians' version, adapted for the stage by F Andrew Leslie and promises a bumpy ride for audiences and "a sensory experience" with the action in a brooding, isolated and innately forbidding mansion.
ELLIOTT WAVE finished lame when suffering a bumpy ride in a 575m open at Romford on Friday and misses his intended engagement in the fourth heat of the RD Racing Gold Cup at Oxford tonight.
More than half are only good for a bumpy ride, and almost half have no emergency lanes.
It's a bumpy ride navigating her way through both black America and white America, but her narrative gives readers an appreciation for how it tempered both her steely determination and her honeyed grace.