Posted by ESC on June 03, 2003
In Reply to: Wade through posted by susanna on June 03, 2003
: Hi! I need to pick your brains.
: As we know, 'wade through' connotes that to read long or something difficult without enjoyment. Is there any phrase synonymous with it?
This book is rough sledding.
rough sledding -- noun: informal A difficult time or situation. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. http://www.bartleby.com/61/1/R0320100.html