Hard cheese! - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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A phrase used when one is unsympathetic to someone who has suffered a hardship. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. If you slept through your alarm because you stayed up half the night, hard cheese!
hard cheese used to express sympathy over a petty matter. British informal
hard ˈcheese (British English, informal) used as a way of saying that you are sorry about something, usually in an ironic way (= you really mean the opposite): I’ve made my decision — I’m going to the sell the car, and if he doesn’t agree with that then it’s hard cheese.