tough row to hoe

tough row to hoe
a tough row to hoe & a hard row to hoe
Fig. a difficult task to carry out; a heavy set of burdens. •

It's a tough row to hoe, but hoe it you will.

This is not an easy task. This is a hard row to hoe.

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See: HARD ROW TO HOE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • tough row to hoe — (USA) A tough row to hoe is a situation that is difficult to handle. ( A hard row to hoe is an alternative form.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • tough row to hoe — See: HARD ROW TO HOE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tough\ row\ to\ hoe — • hard row to hoe • tough row to hoe n. phr. A hard life to live; a very hard job to do. She has a hard row to hoe with six children and her husband dead. Young people without enough education will have a tough row to hoe when they have to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tough row to hoe — n. a difficult task to carry out; a heavy set of burdens. □ It’s tough row to hoe, but hoe it you will. □ This is not an easy task. This is a tough row to hoe …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tough row to hoe — (USA)    A tough row to hoe is a situation that is difficult to handle. ( A hard row to hoe is an alternative form.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • tough row to hoe — noun A difficult or arduous task. Raising three kids by himself is going to be a tough row to hoe …   Wiktionary

  • tough row to hoe — See a hard row to hoe …   English idioms

  • a tough row to hoe — see ↑row, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑tough …   Useful english dictionary

  • a hard (or tough) row to hoe — a difficult task. → row …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) tough row to hoe — American a difficult situation to deal with. Teachers have a tough row to hoe in today s schools …   New idioms dictionary

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