Definition of 'travail'
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Maybe both teams' recent travails ensured the inhibiting spread of nerves early on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The travails of the financial sector are a long way from being settled yet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But public patience has been exhausted by its economic travails. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Will she refer to her recent travails? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The flamboyant comic addresses his recent travails. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His fans will hope his recent travails are not a sign of longterm decline. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One senses that further triumphs and travails will ensue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Greece's economic travails are not some natural catastrophe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Compared to his recent travails, it was something of a success. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The recent travails of the England football team have finally proved too much to bear for the maker of their kit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sheer is about the current of understanding that passes between lovers, about the travails and triumphs of a longstanding romantic relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a good vantage point to put Britain's financial and political travails into perspective. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Villa, for all their recent travails, have the infrastructure in place to challenge for honours. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Two things set the Beeb's current travails in stark relief. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps wisely given his own travails at the crease, he was not asked how to deal with slow left-arm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And, as recent tabloid travails have proven, it pays not to get too relaxed with the home help. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A good part of Hungary's economic travails can be blamed on the bankers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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