give somebody/have a bumpy ride(redirected from give somebody a bumpy ride)
give (one) a bumpy ride
To cause one trouble with some activity or pursuit. Graduate school really gave her a bumpy ride, but she was working a full-time job too.
have a bumpy ride
To have trouble with some activity or pursuit. If you think going to graduate school while working a full-time job is easy, you're going to have a bumpy ride!