a lot to contend with

idiom

: many problems to deal with
He's had a lot to contend with recently.

Examples of a lot to contend with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inflation, supply chain disruptions, soaring fuel prices — the modern real estate market has a lot to contend with. Hunter Boyce, ajc, 6 July 2022 And so there’s a lot to contend with. Michael Schneider, Variety, 9 June 2022 Today's worker has a lot to contend with in addition to delivering on work objectives. Simone E. Morris, Forbes, 19 May 2022 Although Biles is familiar with performing under stress, that’s still a lot to contend with psychologically, Houle says. Brianna Barbu, Discover Magazine, 6 Aug. 2021 Aside from feeling a sense of looming separation anxiety with our pandemic Birkenstocks, those that came of age around the new millennium have had a lot to contend with already this year. Elle Timms, Vogue, 26 July 2021 Hammon and the Spurs already had a lot to contend with against the defending league champion Lakers. Raul Dominguez, Anchorage Daily News, 31 Dec. 2020

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“A lot to contend with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20lot%20to%20contend%20with. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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