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11:53 Aug 30, 2010
English to Russian translations [PRO] General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase:to have a tough go of something
Many-many years ago in a book, “Breakthrough to creativity”, by Dr. Shafica Karagulla, a medical doctor, she coined the expression “sappers,” or what has been known [as] “emotional vampires”. It’s a phenomenon that’s been observed how, when two people are in interaction with each other – dear friends, they love each other – and one has been ***having a tough go of it*** – perhaps, in a deep depression, or upset, angry, or perhaps, very needy. And although you might deeply love this person, just spending some time with them, five minutes later, you probably feel drained.