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 ?
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.
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.
These are very difficult times for the world at this time.
It's difficult times and strange times but if Jurgen Klopp comes in they're not his players so I think this season might be a bit of a write-off for Liverpool fans before the transition into his own team happens.
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.
67m per year, although we all knew we were in difficult times.
I will not say that these are not difficult times for this sector, but I believe we have a way to deal with them.
He asked the people to strengthen his hands for bringing the country of difficult times and assured that he will not let the people down.
A WARNING of difficult times ahead for the British economy was issued by David Cameron amid mounting international pressure for action by the eurozone to resolve its debt crisis.
We've been through difficult times with them in the past, and we should see this difficult time through in terms of sustaining this relationship over time.
Nothing is ever too much trouble for her and she has helped us through some very difficult times.