make life difficult (for one)(redirected from make life difficult for somebody)
make life difficult (for one)
To cause a lot of problems, pressure, or stress (for one), perhaps by engaging in malicious or mean-spirited treatment (of one). Tom has been making life difficult ever since he found out I'd snitched on him to the boss about taking office supplies. There's a group of bullies who love making life difficult for us. This new schedule has been making life difficult for a lot of employees.