bad times

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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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I expect to have a tough time of it, but we'll win yet," said the Doctor, as he marched upstairs with the book in his hand, and an odd smile on his face.
We went through some tough times and good times together.
We had some tough times with Wales when (former manager) Gary Speed died it was a tough time and for Coleman to come in, it was hard.
We had some tough times with Wales, obviously when (former manager) Gary Speed died it was a tough time and for Coleman to come in, it was hard.
The country's regional power suppliers are facing tough times.
As a guide for these tough times, "Journey Beyond Hardship" not only provides a road map for the trip, it offers concrete tools for making your way.
Global Banking News-September 9, 2015--Barclays boss warns employees of tough times ahead
Imam-e-Kaaba said that he considers Pakistan his second home and that both countries stand together during tough times.
Shaun The Sheep Shaun The Sheep |and pals endure tough times in the big city |and pals endure tough times in the big city .
These are tough times for business and tough times for those on both sides of the traditional industrial divide.
But it is during tough times that tough things get going.
Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power.
Established in Newcastle over 35 years ago, Ramage Transport provides logistics solutions for clients across the UK and Europe with a fleet consisting of more than 80 vehicles and 100 trailers, yet the firm has had to overcome tough times after a fire on the premises last year.
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As 2012 draws to a close, the families we work with are facing tough times.