a rough (or easy) ride

a rough (or easy) ride
a difficult (or easy) time.
ride

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • easy ride — easy/rough/ride phrase a period of time when you experience no problems/​a lot of problems The opposition aren’t going to give the new government an easy ride. Thesaurus: difficult situations and experiencessynonym pleasant situationssyn …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a rough easy ride — have a rough/an easy ˈride | give sb a rough/an easy ˈride idiom (informal) to experience/not experience difficulties when you are doing sth; to make things difficult/easy for sb • He will be given a rough ride at the party conference. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a an easy ride — have a rough/an easy ˈride | give sb a rough/an easy ˈride idiom (informal) to experience/not experience difficulties when you are doing sth; to make things difficult/easy for sb • He will be given a rough ride at the party conference. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a bumpy/rough/easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • give somebody a rough easy ride — have a rough/an easy ˈride | give sb a rough/an easy ˈride idiom (informal) to experience/not experience difficulties when you are doing sth; to make things difficult/easy for sb • He will be given a rough ride at the party conference. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • give somebody a an easy ride — have a rough/an easy ˈride | give sb a rough/an easy ˈride idiom (informal) to experience/not experience difficulties when you are doing sth; to make things difficult/easy for sb • He will be given a rough ride at the party conference. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a easy ride — ► a rough (or easy) ride a difficult (or easy) time. Main Entry: ↑ride …   English terms dictionary

  • an easy ride — a bumpy/rough ride a difficult time. It has taken years to set up a support network without adequate funding. It hasn t been an easy ride …   New idioms dictionary

  • a rough/easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

  • a easy ride — a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride INFORMAL ► used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: »Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve s next monetary policy meeting.… …   Financial and business terms

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