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Old February 11, 2019, 04:03 AM
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It is gonna be a bit harder with you being a smoker

is this sentence OK?
It is going to be harder with you being a smoker.
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Old February 11, 2019, 07:35 AM
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Yes.

It's going to be harder, with you being a smoker.

If quoting colloquial speech:
It's gonna be ...
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Old February 11, 2019, 03:02 PM
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The "a bit" that you used is OK. It just sounds a bit British (and east coast USA I suppose).
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Old February 11, 2019, 03:19 PM
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I've heard 'a bit' used everywhere I've been in the USA.
It's a good qualifier for 'hard', but means that it won't be a walk in the park. We also use 'a little,' 'a tad,' and 'a wee' (but the latter two seem less used (one more British and the other more Scottish)).
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