Idioms about tough
Origin of tough
OTHER WORDS FROM tough
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How to use tough in a sentence
Our last game we were coming off Lewis & Clark, and that was a tough game.For this college football team, covid means the season starts in February — with Senior Day|Glynn A. Hill|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
This is a way for animals to break down tough plant material like grass.
He spent the entire ride explaining how he was tough on the gloves while he skied but rewaterproofed them as often as once a week during the season.
If not, gathering about 14,000 signatures in 120 days will be very tough.Morning Report: The Deal With the Jen Campbell Recall|Voice of San Diego|February 9, 2021|Voice of San Diego
I learned some very tough lessons during some very tough times.Republican Rep. Nancy Mace on the Capitol insurrection: ‘We need to rebuild our party’|KK Ottesen|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
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.
After a bunch of tough talk, this round of the hacker-on-hacker fight nevered materialized.
Although tough environmental controls were put in place in 2000, enforcement has been haphazard.
It was also an occasion for voluptuary displays of tough-mindedness.
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
"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
You know that I come of tough fiber—of that old Creole race of Pontelliers that dry up and finally blow away.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Another tough-looking man ran out of the building and jumped into the red car.
But it was tough on Clip to run into a relative and find him passing smoke-signals along for that prince of rascals, Dangerfield.
British Dictionary definitions for tough
Derived forms of toughtoughish, adjectivetoughly, adverb
Word Origin for tough
Other Idioms and Phrases with tough
In addition to the idioms beginning with tough
- tough break
- tough it out
- tough nut
- tough row to hoe
- tough sledding
- get tough
- gut (tough) it out
- hang tough
- hard (tough) act to follow
- hard (tough) nut to crack