hard time

1. n. a difficult experience.
I had a hard time at the doctor’s office.
She’s having a hard time with her child.
2. n. a prison sentence. (Underworld.)
Lefty did hard time for his part in the robbery.
How much hard time does he have behind him?

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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