English version

trying

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtryingtry‧ing /ˈtraɪ-ɪŋ/ ●○○ adjective  ANNOYannoying or difficult in a way that makes you feel worried, tired etc That child is very trying. The beginning of the show is often a trying time because of latecomers. They do the best they can in trying circumstances.
Examples from the Corpus
tryingThe experience has been very trying for us.trying timeWhat's a girl to do in these trying times?In part two: Crisis at Kingsholme ... trying times for Gloucester.Napoleon's retreat from Moscow was possibly a more trying time for his troops.It was a trying time for Mary Dunn.Without wishing to understate what was surely a trying time for some students, I shall make two further points.These are trying times for the souls of Apple Macintosh users.Being a White House reporter in such trying times was like serving in the military: You went where duty called.