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go through the wringer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo through the wringergo through the wringerAmerican English informalUPSET to have a lot of problems and upsetting experiences She’s really been through the wringer since her husband died. wringer
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go through the wringerHis ex-wife really put Barry through the wringer.Before being reunited with his 14-year-old wife and baby, Pedro Sotelo went through the wringer Thursday.
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