An energetic attempt to achieve something:
— Getting through the crowd was a real struggle.
An open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals).
Dutch: conflict, incident, slag, strijd, veldslag, zeeslag
Polish: konflikt, konfrontacja
Make a strenuous or labored effort:
— She struggled for years to survive without welfare.
Roget 704: be difficult etc. adj.; run one hard, go against the grain, try one's patience, put one out; put to one's shifts, put to one's wit's end; go hard with one, try one; pose, perplex etc. ... show more
Dutch: moeite hebben met, worstelen
To exert strenuous effort against opposition.
Be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight.
Dutch: worstelen, kampen, knokken, matten, strijden, vechten
Moby thesaurus: Kilkenny cats, action, aerial combat, affray, agonize, aim, altercation, argument, armored combat, assay, attempt, battle, battle royal, be determined, be hard put, beat about, bickering, blunder, box, brawl ... show more.
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