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find difficult

This page is about the collocation find difficult

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to feel that something's difficult, esp. while trying to do it

For example

  • Everyone found the exam more difficult than expected.

  • Jack always finds getting up early in the morning very difficult.

Note:
Also "find sth hard"

Quick Quiz

She'd never been lucky, so she found it difficult to believe that

a. she'd won the lottery

b. she hadn't won the lottery

c. someone had won the lottery

Contributor: Matt Errey