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Origin of die-hard
OTHER WORDS FROM die-harddie-hardism, noun
Words nearby die-hard
Example sentences from the Web for die-hard
Merlino says she first noticed him on her Facebook feed and quickly became a die-hard Kohrs fan.Castro Street’s Hot Cop Is the Batman to Sexy Mug Shot Guy’s Joker|Itay Hod|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bush, Carney said, could expand the pool of primary voters beyond the die-hard conservatives.
Die-hard fans will be happy to see that the episodes are filmed in a similar home garage in Maron.Meet Marc Maron: the Comedic Podcast Giant on His New IFC Show & More|Jean Trinh|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He describes watching the 1968 election with Artie Zeller, “a die-hard Democrat, liberal, and total atheist.”Speed Read Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Total Recall’: the 11 Juiciest Bits|Luke Kerr-Dineen|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is a doctor specializing in kidney disease, and a “die-hard” Packers, Brewers, and Bucks fan.Wisconsin’s Ralph Nader—Will Hari Trivedi Save Scott Walker?|Caitlin Dickson|June 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All eyes turned to the old "Die-Hard" Battalion which had now proved its mettle on land and sea.With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia|John Ward
I'll direct you the road, and if you're lucky you'll find a Die-Hard about the village.
The obedient Die-Hard disappeared, and Dickson painfully and laboriously set himself to climb the slope.
A celestial Die-hard, sir, paid to join together again those whom man have put asunder.Another Sheaf|John Galsworthy
Like the orpine, it was a veritable "live-long," or as the politicians say, "die-hard."The Call of the Wildflower|Henry S. Salt
British Dictionary definitions for die-hard
Derived forms of die-harddie-hardism, noun
Idioms and Phrases with die-hard
Take a long time to cease to exist or be dropped from consideration. For example, Old prejudices die hard, or The more radical parts of this proposal will die hard. This idiom alludes to struggling against physical death. [Late 1700s]