rocky road


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rocky road (to something)

The difficult, troubled, or uneven journey or development (to some status, position, or result). In the interview, she discusses her childhood, her inspirations, and the rocky road to presidency. The film's rocky road leading to its release has been the subject of much speculation and concern from fans.
See also: road, rocky

rocky road

a difficult period of time. Bob's been going down quite a rocky road since his divorce.
See also: road, rocky
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Listeners to The Ray D'Arcy Show rewrote the lyrics to Rocky Road to Dublin to create a new tune to spur on the Irish team when we take to the pitch in June.
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Coming down, all the brakes were applied and the coaches literally slid down the rocky road, giving the road the nickname ``Devil's Slide.
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