a tough/hard row to hoe

noun phrase

: something that is difficult to do or deal with
I am considering becoming a doctor, but I know that it's a tough row to hoe.

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“A tough/hard row to hoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20tough%2Fhard%20row%20to%20hoe. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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