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Past tense for to strive in pursuit of a goal
“I would struggle to learn Japanese for the best part of five years until it finally clicked.”
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Past tense for to engage in forceful or violent confrontations
“Jesse and Chester would struggle with each other over a misunderstanding about what the tattoos on their back read.”
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Past tense for to engage in conflict
“The Allies would struggle against the Axis powers over several years during the Second World War.”
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Past tense for to rise in opposition
“William Wallace would rally his fellow Scotsmen to struggle against their oppressors.”
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Past tense for to engage in competition
“During the regular season and playoffs, teams will struggle against each other to win the championship.”
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Past tense for to act or proceed laboriously or clumsily
“Not being athletically gifted, I would struggle through my first day of trying to ski on the slopes.”
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Past tense for to be facing difficulties in pursuit of a goal
“The company would struggle finding new markets to expand into.”
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