English version

make heavy/hard work of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake heavy/hard work of somethingmake heavy/hard work of somethingto do something with difficulty They made hard work of what should have been an easy game. work
Examples from the Corpus
make heavy/hard work of somethingYou can make hard work of an easy job if you don't know the right way to go.She was making hard work of plucking the goose.
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