Remain firmly resolved, as in We're going to hang tough on this point and not give in. This slangy idiom uses tough in the sense of “aggressively unyielding,” a usage dating from the first half of the 1900s.
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You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was getting to create jokes at the source, and to get to hang out with comedians.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.
“You ask me my motivation,” Marvin says, moving back into his tough guy persona again.
I think 2014 was my big rock and roll year, and 2015 is gonna be a really good year to hang around the house.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Perhaps you will understand now that you ought to have asked my business ere you proposed to hang me off hand.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
"Tough—but most of us have been there, one time or another," Goodell observed sympathetically; and with that the subject rested.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair