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What's the "trials of apartment hunting?"

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Rebecca

"Trials" is often used to mean a thing, person, or situation that is testing, difficult, or troublesome. Thus, "trials of apartment hunting" can be understood to mean the "difficulties of apartment hunting." Ex: Once you graduate, you will experience the trials of work life. Ex: The trials of parenthood can be very stressful.

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