Definition of problem child in English:

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problem child

noun

A child whose behaviour causes difficulties to themselves and others: a home for problem children
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  • But analysts believe Lloyds will be coming under shareholder pressure to sort out the difficulties with its problem child.
  • He agreed he had been something of a problem child and had difficulties reading and writing.
  • Just because a child is a problem child in school doesn't mean he'll be a misfit when he grows up.
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