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1. mod. fermented, as with cider. (see also hard liquor.) This juice got hard. What shall I do with it?
2. mod. having to do with an addictive drug. (Compare this with soft.) Hard drugs are easier to get than ever before.
3. mod. tough. (Akin to hardhearted; hard as nails.) Only the hard guys get through basic training.
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We shall learn from the critique in the survey and work even harder to uplift the standard of living of our people in line with our manifesto and motto "TICH TIRE" (work in progress), the governor said.Our people, like Oliver Twist, will always ask for more service, and this is their legitimate right.
Before joining Bessemer, Harder worked at Accion Venture Lab, an investment fund focused on financial services for the poor in emerging markets, and at Ruma, a mobile banking startup in Indonesia.
Harder alludes to the point that the crew on Bockscar, the aircraft that dropped a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, might not have been the best available, yet they were allowed to fly the mission.
But the story goes back years before, and that is the story Harder relates.
"It is likely to be the public sector which suffers most, as the thresholds make it harder to recruit much-needed nurses and teachers from abroad."
I am in the present year 7 and I know that I have four years to get ready for them but the year 9 only have two and they have to work a lot harder in class.
Princess Cheryl to contestant: "You've just Cheryl to contestant: "You've just made Louis' job a lot harder than he made Louis' job a lot harder than he thought it was going to be."
Yes, it is harder (than I thought) I would say so."
TWO out of five people are working harder than a year ago, suggesting they are "close to breaking point", according to a new report.
WILLIAM Porterfield admits it is getting "harder and harder" to combine a career in county cricket at Warwickshire with his role as captain of Ireland.
Harder, lead author of the study, said that some people say they want to use alcohol to improve their mood, and that's not what we found happening.
But I find them harder to mix, harder to apply and much harder to sand.
By Oliver Burkeman/London I hereby announce the formation of an international campaign to eliminate all future uses of the phrase, "Work smarter, not harder".
Described as "harder to find, harder to hit and harder to kill," the LW155 has a total of 23 castings that were converted from titanium fabrications.