have a job doing/to do something

have a job

To struggle to do something (which is stated after "job"). I'm having a hard job getting a passing grade in math this semester—I guess I need to find a tutor.
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have a (hard/difficult) job doing/to do something

find it difficult to do something: I had a job getting to work on time this morning. The traffic was terrible.He had a hard job to make himself heard.
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