verb (used without object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
verb (used with object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
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Origin of struggle
OTHER WORDS FROM strugglestruggler, nounstrug·gling·ly, adverbpre·strug·gle, noun, verb (used without object), pre·strug·gled, pre·strug·gling.un·strug·gling, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for struggle
Opening up to Will about her off-camera struggles, Janet shared stories no one — including the cast and crew — knew was happening.7 Things We Learned From the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Reunion|cmurray|November 20, 2020|Essence.com
It’s not a status Awotona would’ve been familiar with in his early days, when even getting a meeting with an investor was a struggle.Meet the unicorn founder that braved war zones and missed meetings to make his mark on the startup world|Lucinda Shen|November 20, 2020|Fortune
It’s far more of a struggle than a dry one, and feels different.
Building a machine that can think and do things that people can do has been the goal of AI since the very beginning, but it’s been a long, long struggle.
There is a history of similar power struggles across the state.New County Board and Sheriff Could Be Headed for a Standoff|Maya Srikrishnan|November 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
There are instances in which private rehoming works out fine and is the best solution for the struggling family and the children.
Some longtime local acquaintances are struggling to square the man they know with the ugly associations.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with inequality.
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with diversity.
Thanks to decades of social-science research, we know more about how to help struggling Americans than ever before.
Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
As for the girl struggling with the second woman—the one called “Martha”—she was not very well dressed.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
They tried it, laughing and struggling together with the awkward burden, but keeping their voices low.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
"It has been a most merciful escape," Maloney said, his pulpit voice struggling with his emotion.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
It seemed to her for a moment as if she were almost struggling to be angry, to be unhappy, and as if the struggle were vain.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens