struggle to (do something)

struggle to (do something)

To have difficulty or put forth a strenuous effort to do something. The device has proven expensive to manufacture and hard to market, so the company has struggled to make a profit this fiscal year. I've been struggling to understand your reasoning.
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struggle to do something

to strive or battle to do something. She struggled hard to meet her deadlines. We had to struggle to make ends meet.
See also: struggle