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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.
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Hard Times & Misery has been open nearly a year, with husband and wife duo Greg and Jen Peterson at the helm.
Hard Times was Dickens' 10th novel, and was published in weekly parts in 1854.
From avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth to taking a second or third look at members who may have fallen on hard times, credit unions seek growth.
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Hard Times was first exhibited in London where it was seen by more than 100,000 people.
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Summary: African Development Bank group President Donald Kaberuka renewed on Monday the commitment of the bank to back up Tunisia by all means, in this critical stage, saying: A1/2These are hard times but providing opportunities for Tunisia.
Hard Times was written in parts and sold as a serial.
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Many times, more often than I care to admit, those hard times somehow sensitize me to experience life to the fullest.
For those of us who have jobs and businesses, we should feel fortunate in these hard times.
So I was pleased to see this week that France's least pleasant person has fallen on hard times.
The talk in Northboro and Westboro is of hard times ahead.
Hard times for the TV biz and hard times for journalism must add up to a really down year for the summer Television Critics Assn.