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when the going gets tough, the tough get goingin difficult times, it is the strong-willed who take action.Rate it:

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tough callA choice or judgment which is difficult to make, especially one involving only two alternatives.Rate it:

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don't call us, we'll call youA stereotypical request from a hiring organisation to a potential candidate, suggesting that the candidate will not be hired.Rate it:

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tough loveThe compassionate use of stringent disciplinary measures, to attempt to improve someone's behavior.Rate it:

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do it toughTo be in a desperate situation; to struggle.Rate it:

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hang toughTo remain strong-willed or brave, especially when experiencing duress or adversity.Rate it:

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tough as nailsHaving a hard, strong, and determined mindset / mentality.Rate it:

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tough as old bootsVery tough (very strong)Rate it:

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tough cookieA person who can endure physical or mental hardship; a hardened, strong-willed person.Rate it:

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tough cookiesplural form of tough cookieRate it:

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tough cookiesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough luckBad luck.Rate it:

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tough nut to crackA difficult or sticky problem.Rate it:

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tough outTo endure.Rate it:

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tough row to hoeA difficult or arduous task.Rate it:

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tough tittiesplural form of tough tittyRate it:

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tough tittiesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough tittyToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough toodlesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough tuchusToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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call a spade a spadeTo speak the truth; to say things as they really are.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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call onTo visit somebody; to pay a call.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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call offTo recall; to cancel or call a halt to.Rate it:

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call outTo yell out; to vocalize audibly; announce.Rate it:

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call inTo communicate with a base etc, by telephone.Rate it:

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call inTo summon someone, especially for help or advice.Rate it:

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call onIn a classroom, to select a student.Rate it:

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call it quitsTo conclude; to quit or stop an activity.Rate it:

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call outTo specify, especially in detail.Rate it:

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call inTo withdraw something from sale or circulation.Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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call outTo arrange for a professional to call at your home for some purpose.Rate it:

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call outTo challenge.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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beck and callSummons and control, in a position of servitude or as an attendant.Rate it:

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beyond the call of dutyAlternative form of above and beyond the call of duty.Rate it:

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call 'em as one sees 'emTo candidly and honestly express an opinion or viewpoint.Rate it:

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call forthTo induce, inspire.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo retire.Rate it:

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call it a nightTo cease what one has been doing for the night.Rate it:

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call it a nightTo go to bed to sleep.Rate it:

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call it evenTo declare debts resolved or favors or other exchange equitable.Rate it:

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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.Rate it:

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