Valdes-Rodriguez is dating a New Mexico cowpoke who is attempting to toughen up her son.
But we could toughen up—have a little higher standard of wit for ourselves and a greater willingness to discourage the dreck.
Philip has never been given to displays of emotion, and saw his role as a father to ‘toughen up’ his sons.
The African-American community wants Obama to toughen up and fight back.
While we celebrate our progress in 2009, we must toughen our resolve not to back off one iota.
He has had no struggles or battles to harden and toughen him.
But my dresses are high-necked, and by bathing I toughen my skin.
Cream spoils the flavor though it does not toughen the egg as does milk.
The best way, an the easiest an the quickest, to toughen up, is just to toughen up.
A tough trail had served to toughen the mental and moral as well as the physical fiber of him.