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General problems and difficulties

problem

noun

something that causes trouble or difficulty

difficulty

noun

if you have difficulty with something, you are not able to do it easily

trouble

noun

problems, worries, or difficulties

issue

noun

a problem that needs to be considered

nuisance

noun

something that is annoying and is a continuing problem

hardship

noun

something that makes your life more difficult or unpleasant

hassle

noun

a situation that causes problems for you or that annoys you very much

baggage

noun

problems that someone’s past experiences might cause in new situations

burden

noun

a negative feeling that is difficult to deal with and that you cannot get rid of

trials and tribulations

the difficulties and problems involved in something

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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