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a tough spot

A particularly difficult or awkward situation, especially one that is not easy to get out of. Your brother helped me out of a tough spot when I was out of work a few years back, so I'm more than happy to lend him a hand now. Jeremy's been in more tough spots since he left college than I care to recount. I just don't know what's going to become of that boy if he doesn't clean up his act soon.
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There are a few games where we had teams in tough spots and they've been able to fight back."
He's been in tough spots on shows around the world and he's earned this and has worked very hard in training.
"Running away from the tough spots; forcing away the situations that scare us and pretending they do not exist, is to deny such an important part of growth.
For tough spots, use Billbergia 'Hallelujah', a purple bromeliad with light speckles and splotches, for its ability to withstand drought, wind, and shade.
"I really had a good read of the greens where the pins were placed on tough spots and that helped me a lot," said Sumcad, back in the hunt for a breakthrough win in a long pro career.
'I really had a good read of the greens where the pins were placed on tough spots and that helped me a lot,' said Sumcad, back in the hunt for a breakthrough win in a long pro career.
In addition to Vanessa speaking out and saying their drama was seemingly behind them, Maks has also spoken out to indicate that things have gotten significantly better, even (https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/maksim-chmerkovskiy-downplays-dwts-drama-with-vanessa-lachey/) telling Us Weekly himself over the weekend that he doesn't even recall there being some drama at all, before admitting that everyone ran into tough spots on the show and would work their way through it.
NEWCASTLE Diamonds are in the toughest of tough spots tomorrow night at Byker (6.30pm) when they are forced to go into a local derby clash against Redcar Bears without No 1 Robert Lambert and, perhaps crucially, without a guest or rider replacement facility to cover his absence.
That drive and that never-say-die attitude has pulled us through some tough spots."
Because when you are hitting some of those tough spots, when your knees and feet are hurting, and you would really just like to stop for a cup of tea, if someone shouts your name then it does spur you on a little bit.
Using Turbo Technology, the VersaSteam creates powerful bursts of steam to tackle stuck-on stains and tough spots on floors.
I was getting up and down from a lot of tough spots."
"I think that Danny brings a lot of experience, especially in tough spots," Cormier said.
But if you're a soldier, camper, hiker, hunter, trucker, motorcycle rider, bicyclist, rancher or anyone who might encounter tough weather, hard living, bad guys or tough spots this addresses lots of problems.
Dusting tough spots - Cleaning behind radiators and in other narrow places can be tricky.