make heavy going of (something)

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make heavy going of (something)

To make something harder or more laborious to do, especially more than is usual or necessary. The bill was passed two years ago, but the government has made heavy going of implementing the law at a local level. The Irish rugby squad made heavy going of what should have been a relatively easy win.
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