- Their marriage has been going through a bad patch .
- Our firm has just struck a bad patch .
- The school's football team's going through a bad patch this season .
- Their marriage has been going through a bad patch
- Occasionally , every one strikes a bad patch
- I will go through my bad patch soon
- She ' s been through a bad patch
- You know , you were the one who said you could get through the bad patches ,
- I ' m running through a bad patch
- My business has been through a bad patch recently and i have been unable to maintain a reasonable profit margin