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    #1

    found it difficult in meeting

    In the following passage there's a structure 'to find it difficult in doing something (e.g. meeting guys)'. Is this structure correct and natural?

    As for the girls, I was actually quite impressed. Even though there were less girls than guys (8 girls vs 10 guys), the "quality" was good. It's mostly the same story. Professional and well-educated girls who are overall attractive and "interesting" but for whatever reason, found it difficult in meeting guys.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: found it difficult in meeting

    Please cite the source of that text.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    #3

    Re: found it difficult in meeting

    No, it's not natural. The writer should say ...found it difficult to meet guys.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: found it difficult in meeting

    Let's wait for the OP's response to post #2 before adding to these replies.

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