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synonyms for give a hard time

  • aggravate
  • disrupt
  • disturb
  • irk
  • discombobulate
  • discommode
  • discompose
  • disoblige
  • exasperate
  • interfere
  • meddle
  • try
  • upset
  • give trouble
  • hang up
  • make it tough
  • put in a spot
  • put on the spot
  • put to trouble
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antonyms for give a hard time

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  • appease
  • arrange
  • organize
  • soothe
  • calm
  • delight
  • make happy
  • please
  • aid
  • assist
  • be convenient
  • benefit
  • help
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      How to use give a hard time in a sentence

      It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
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      About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
      Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.
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      In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
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      Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.
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      On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
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      He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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      WORDS RELATED TO GIVE A HARD TIME

      • be at
      • be on the back of
      • bother
      • bug
      • bum
      • dog
      • drive up the wall
      • exasperate
      • gall
      • get
      • get on one's nerves
      • get to
      • give a hard time
      • grate
      • hack
      • irk
      • irritate
      • nag
      • needle
      • nettle
      • peeve
      • pester
      • pick on
      • pique
      • provoke
      • tease
      • vex
      • wig
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