1 to experience difficulty and make a very great effort in order to do something:
[+ to infinitive] The dog had been struggling to get free of the wire noose.
I've been struggling to understand this article all afternoon.
Fish struggle for survival when the water level drops in the lake.
2 struggle along/through/out, etc. to move somewhere with great effort:
He struggled along the rough road holding his son.
By this time he'd managed to struggle out of bed.
3 INFORMAL to be in danger of failing or being defeated:
After the first half, United were really struggling at 1-3 down.
"I have been struggling to finish reading The Innocent Men by John Grisham bcoz i find i might accidentally fall asleep as the clock's turning around . " (according to the 1st meaniing)...