I'm having quite a time

I'm having quite a time

1. I'm struggling or having difficulty, often while attempting to do something. I'm having quite a time getting this turkey out of the oven—can you help me? Yeah, I've been having quite a time lately, but yoga has been helpful.
2. I'm having fun or enjoying myself. I'm having quite a time at the fair—let's go on the Ferris wheel!
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I'm having quite a time.

 
1. Lit. I am having a very enjoyable time. John: Having fun? Jane: Oh, yes. I'm having quite a time. Bob: Do you like the seashore? Sally: Yes, I'm having quite a time.
2. Fig. I am having a very difficult time. Doctor: Well, what seems to be the problem? Mary: I'm having quite a time. It's my back. Doctor: Let's take a look at it. Father: How's school? Bill: Pretty tough. I'm having quite a time. Calculus is killing me.
See also: have, quite, time