bad times

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bad times

Times of trouble, struggle, or unhappiness. I've had bad times since losing my job, but I'm trying to stay positive.
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bad times

 and difficult times; trying times; hard times; tough times
a period that offers difficulties, such as when there is not enough food, money, or work. We went through trying times when Perry was out of work, but we all bounced back.
See also: bad, times
References in classic literature ?
And once they have children, the most difficult times will seem to them happy, so long as there is love and courage.
We live in difficult times, in times of monstrous chimeras and evil dreams and criminal follies.
We see Queen Elizabeth full of misgiving at a difficult time at the popularity of Richard the Second:--"The deposition and death of King Richard the [82] Second.
During all this difficult time Alexey Alexandrovitch had noticed that his worldly acquaintances, especially women, took a peculiar interest in him and his wife.
The more restless he got, the worse she got; and I must say, for myself, that I had a very difficult time of it indeed between the two.
I had to see him several times in the interest of a poor devil so unlucky that he didn't even have a more competent friend than myself to speak for him at a very difficult time in his life.
The support I have had in difficult times for myself is nothing short of unbelievable," he said.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has released a new booklist called Comforting Reads for Difficult Times.
In difficult times, to come to the selection is happiness, joy.
Global Banking News-December 29, 2015--Thai central bank predicts difficult times for the economy
These are very difficult times for the world at this time.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Difficult times are part of God's way in this universe; they are part of the tests that people go through.
He said that one could not think of leaving Saudi Arabia in difficult times, adding that all the people in Pakistan love Saudi Arabia "and any adventurism against it would not be tolerated.
We want people to know that we are there for them at any time of year, perhaps especially during difficult times.
Ariana is reportedly not happy that Jai was not there when she needed him in her difficult times recently.