life lessons you will learn the hard way
It takes consistent time and effort to be an expert in any area.
This is the first and foremost thing to keep in mind.
People usually get discouraged when it takes more time than they thought it will. One thing to keep in mind is that people refer only to people who have already achieved what you want to be, which most people fail to do.
They look at other unsuccessful people and apply those criteria to them even before they take action.
Look at any successful person and you’ll notice one thing common in all of them. They took time to learn and mastered their craft like no one else.
There is no elevator to success; you have to take the stairs.
take effort to 花精力做某事
It can take time and effort to match buyers and sellers.
The wall is leaning at such a dangerous angle that it wouldn't take much effort to push it over.
It's take a lot of hard work, a lot of effort.