a deuce of

idiom

old-fashioned + informal
: very difficult or causing a lot of trouble
It'll be a deuce of a problem to do what she wants.
We've had a deuce of a time finding a good doctor.

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“A deuce of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20deuce%20of. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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