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    #1

    trying and difficult

    Hi,
    'Taking the college entrance exam is a trying experience for most high school students in Taiwan.'

    Can 'difficult' be used here instead of 'trying'?

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by thru; 07-Feb-2007 at 18:07.

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    #2

    Re: trying and difficult

    - but 'trying' puts the focus on the students/their stress.

    b

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