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to struggle physically

sue

Kwiziq community member

14 April 2017

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to struggle physically

how would you then say to struggle physically . i struggled to climb the hill

This relates to:
Avoir du mal à / avec = To have trouble, to struggle to / with -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

18 April 2017

18/04/17

Bonjour Sue !

I completely how our formulation was confusing here.
What I meant was "avoir du mal à" never mean "to struggle" in the sense of "fight".
Thanks to you, I've now clarified this sentence and added a counter example as well.

As for the sentence you mentioned, you would indeed say:
"J'ai du mal à monter la colline."

Merci et à bientôt !

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