Struggle with or Struggle against

goulart.du2
Folks, Can you please explain the difference between them? I never know when to use one or other
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PPAULO 6 46 1k
You struggle with something when it's something difficult to handle, when it takes a lot of effort, etc. It means that you try hard to do something very difficult.

You struggle against something/someone when you want to overcome someone or some force. Or you struggle against someone/something to defeat them or to cease them to have power over you.
goulart.du2
Thanks! Let me see if I got it now, are these sentences correct?
I'm struggling with this math exercise
I'm struggling against deforestation
Donay Mendonça 22 99 1.5k
I'm struggling with this math exercise
I'm struggling against deforestation
As duas frases acima estão corretas.
PPAULO 6 46 1k
Yes, Goulart. You got them right.
As a grammar aside, at the end of a sentence you can use period (punctuation). Periods, like family and relatives, will love it when you don't forget them! :-)
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