tough call

tough call

a difficult judgment to make. It's a tough call, but I choose Fred and Mary. Sorry Tom and Carole. We're still undecided on whether to buy a place or rent—it's a tough call.
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Summary: Melbourne [Australia], Aug 14 (ANI): Australia have finally made a 'tough call' and opted to go with Josh Hazlewood for the second Ashes Test match over Mitchell Starc, coach Justin Langer confirmed on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, a tough call leaves Herrmann desperate to bounce back.
LIKE almost everybody else, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) coaches themselves see the Governors' Cup Finals between the Magnolia Hotshots and the Alaska Aces as a tough call.
As far as the PBA Governors Cup Finals is concerned, the Magnolia Hotshots and the Alaska Aces seem to be even on most fronts, a reason why PBA coaches see it as a tough call.
But the professor said it will be a tough call for the portal operator to introduce an outlink system as it needs to keep its visitors inside its portal.
Judges had the tough call of deciding who had come up with the winning design.
it's a tough call but my health is key and have other aims prioritised."
Another tough call was avoided with Imad Wasim not being available for selection due to a knee injury.
[This] is a really tough call, especially for properties owned by investment groups.
Leaving Manchester United was a tough call but I know I made the right decision in coming home to Everton.
"It was a tough call on Sunday to leave Josh Poysden out but Ateeq Javid did really well on his return so we have good options.
IT must have been a tough call for Good Morning Britain yesterday.
"It would be a bloody tough call to do Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson, that would be a bit of a daft idea" Presenter James May.
To cope with the demands of caring for a tiny, dying baby, ensuring his heartbroken parents are fully supported and the ethics of organ donation for one so young are met is such a tough, tough call.