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that's tough

Used to indicate recalcitrance or noncompliance with a complaint or demand.
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Mackintosh) got into a little rut today, he walked a bunch of guys, and that's tough.
No one owns the shore and if businesses and homes there believe that people are trespassing then that's tough luck because they are not," he said.
That's tough to do," the New York Post quoted a source close to the singer as explaining her wobbliness.
We have Atherstone the following weekend away and that's tough but we shall face that one at the opportune time.
Getting up early in the morning, 5 o'clock, to feed your kids -- that's tough.
Apparently, if the "choice" weapon can be used to chip away at the foundations of society, statists are all for it; however, if your personal choice isn't compatible with the hobgoblin of the hour, that's tough.
It's a combination that's tough to beat, and we were also encouraged to see an early-season demand and increase in net sales for our air conditioning products and a higher than anticipated net sales of carburetor products.
That's tough, but I saw the movie, and it was 1,500.
By anyone's standards, that's tough to justify," Ramun says.
The program masters a feat that's tough for most administrators and teachers; it embeds hundreds of federal, state and local special education rules in its forms to ensure compliance.
This may be inconvenient for some pro-abortion Catholic politicians, but that's tough titties.
We had to dig ourselves out of a hole, and that's tough to do against an athletic team like Tulane.
For Zeniquin, veterinarians said when they're faced with a hard-to-treat case, they need a fluoroquinolone that's tough.
IF I WEREN'T INVOLVED IN FOOD: That's tough -- I'm just so deep in it.
The versatile Camo Zip-Off Pant is part of Wrangler's new Rugged Wear line, clothing that's tough but comfortable.