du fil à retordre

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du fil à retordre m (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) a hard time, some difficulties
    Son adversaire lui a donné du fil à retordre.
    His adversary gave him a hard time.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used with avoir or donner.