rocky road (to something)

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rocky road (to something)

The difficult, troubled, or uneven journey or development (to some status, position, or result). In the interview, she discusses her childhood, her inspirations, and the rocky road to presidency. The film's rocky road leading to its release has been the subject of much speculation and concern from fans.
See also: road, rocky

rocky road

a difficult period of time. Bob's been going down quite a rocky road since his divorce.
See also: road, rocky

the rocky road to —

a difficult progression to something.
2001 Star So far A1 haven't put a foot wrong on the rocky road to superstardom.
See also: road, rocky
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Entrepreneur and budding baker Faten Amin is on the Rocky Road to success with a chocolate-inspired recipe that has created a huge culinary snack stir across the island.
JEFF HENDRICK says Ireland are willing to take the rocky road to Russia.
Make sure everything is well coated in chocolate or the rocky road won't stick together.
I like to keep them quite chunky so when the rocky road is finished you get a nice crunch.
8220;And the Rocky Road cookie is a delicious combination of our extreme chocolate cookies, with added nuts and raisins to create a really unique and delicious flavor.
Just another stumble down the rocky road of sanctions
We coconut possibly ignore this matter another second; we will take the rocky road to the nearest stand and we will espresso our support for this cause.
Now Shane McGowan and The Aftermath, above, have teamed up with their own version of the Rocky Road to keep spirits high.
Since his arrival on screen last March, fans have seen Jackson face the rocky road of a relationship with troubled Aaron - before a tragic twist saw the builder left paralysed when his van was hit by an oncoming train on a level crossing.
Made using premium recipes containing butter for best flavour and eating quality ReadiBake Mini-Bites are just so moreish - more milk chocolate, more cherries and sultanas and more mini marshmallows in the Rocky Road variety; more rich dark cocoa and loads of chocolate in the Brownies and more buttery taste in the Shortbread and Flapjack varieties.
The Rocky Road Sandwiches come in a box of 10 with an SRP of $3.
Recording radio waves from the region around a young star, astronomers have for the first time documented a key step in the rocky road to planethood: making pebbles.
From departmental CIFS or NFS file servers to enterprise NAS deployments, a common set of well documented issues arise--including file management, scalability and utilization rates--and enterprise end users now increasingly understand the rocky road involved with managing independent NAS devices as discrete "one-off" resources.
The rocky road was a thinly-veiled reference to the Commissioner's first name, "Rocco".