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Princeton's WordNet

  1. struggling(adj)

    engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity

    "a financially struggling theater"; "struggling artists"


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "struggling":

    fighting, grappling, striving

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  1. Mikel Arteta:

    I wouldn’t say there’s panic. I can see in training the way they try and the energy they put in, a team that is struggling normally you don’t see them play the way we were playing, and the way they played against Tottenham Hotspur.

  2. Ryan Sweet:

    The Thanksgiving holiday can cause issues with the seasonal adjustment process, jobless claims continue to signal a struggling labor market recovery.

  3. Christopher Knight:

    They didn't purchase the house under some great plan, they were still struggling on what it was going to be. They had no idea. All they knew was they're just getting to know 'Brady' better by talking to us. Iit would be another two months until we would sign up, and still they didn't know truly what it was going to be. But you could kind of see what it needed to be -- and that's precisely what the show is.

  4. Kate Gallego:

    We have had so many of the records you don't want to be hitting for Covid-19 from my perspective, we opened too much too early and so our hospitals are really struggling.

  5. Himanshu Agarwal:

    We worked with a developer, in the outskirts of Delhi, who was struggling with 40% unsold inventory. They used our systems and they've cleared out all stock. This happened in the past six months.

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