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tough /tʌf/ adjective tough, durabletough meat: tough meattough rubber: tough rubber tough, tough; strong (person)tough constitution: strong and supple body tough, tough, indomitablea tough spirit: an indomitable spirit insistent, obstinate, stubborn, obstinatea tough customer: a tough guy, a stubborn guy difficult, difficult, difficult (problem, problem) noun (American word, American meaning), (slang word) thug, scoundrel; bandit name
firmtough rock technical pitch copper copper self-adhesive tape polyethylene self-adhesive tape self-adhesive tape polyethylene board self-adhesive belt tough rock hard rock hard steeltough turn hardendough casing: tough viscous tough competition strong competition o toughening and durable; harden

Word families (Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs): tough, toughen, tough, toughly

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Collocation Dictionary

tough adj.

1 difficult/unpleasant

VERBS be, seem | get

ADV. extremely, especially, really, very | a bit, fairly, a little, pretty, quite Things were pretty tough at first.

PREP. on It’s very tough on the wives when the husbands go off like that.

2 strict/firm

VERBS be | become, get

ADV. extremely, especially, very | fairly, pretty, quite | đủ Has the government been tough enough on polluters?

PREP. on The government has promised to get tough on crime. | with You have to be tough with these young thugs.

3 strong

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | become, get, grow | act, talk (both informal) Then this guy started acting tough.

ADV. incredibly, really, significantly, very | pretty, quite, reasonably | đủ Are you sure you”re physically tough enough for this job? | mentally, physically

WordNet Dictionary

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English Idioms Dictionary

difficult.

English Synonym and Antonym Dictionary

toughs|tougher|toughestsyn.: complicated difficult durable hard hardy obscure strong sturdy vagueant.: tender difficult

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