Difficult

a tall order

Meaning: a challenging task or difficult requirement

Example: Telling a player to score six goals in one game is a tall order. Read on

weather the storm

Meaning: handle a difficult period of time successfully

Example: There haven't been any tourists this year, and the hotels, campsites, and restaurants are having to weather the storm until things pick up again. Read on

rocket science

Meaning: something very difficult to understand

Example: I've no idea why Kelly can't make a spreadsheet, and it's not exactly rocket science is it? Read on

take the bull by the horns

Meaning: decisively deal with a difficult or dangerous situation

Example: Jone decided to take the bull by the horns and organise things for himself. Read on

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cut and dried

Meaning: ready-made

Example: The rules in our school are cut and dried. Everyone is expected to follow them. Read on

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