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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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some days you get the bear, other days the bear gets youOne cannot always overcome a powerful adversary.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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gets downdismountsRate it:

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give as good as one getsTo behave toward others in a manner resembling or commensurate with their behavior towards oneself, especially in a situation where one is insulted or otherwise ill-treated.Rate it:

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squeaky wheel gets the greaseThe person who complains or speaks up most loudly receives the redress or attention which he or she seeks.Rate it:

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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.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 callA choice or judgment which is difficult to make, especially one involving only two alternatives.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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going at itAlternative form of at it.Rate it:

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going at itUsed other than as an idiom: see going, at it.Rate it:

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going at itthird-person singular simple present indicative form of go at itRate it:

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going rateThe current standard or usual price, rate, or salary for something.Rate it:

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going to the dogsIn such a poor state that it should be left to the dogs.Rate it:

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got it going onalternative present indicative form of have it going onRate it:

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got it going onpast participle of have it going onRate it:

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got it going onAttractive, outgoing (typically of women).Rate it:

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got it going onAppreciatively, of someone or something for being active and successful in a pursuit, or having the ability to be active and successful in a pursuit.Rate it:

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have it going onTo instigate, observe, or allow an event to continue.Rate it:

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have it going onTo be attractive or socially successful or have an aura of success.Rate it:

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have someone goingUsed other than as an idiom: See have, go.Rate it:

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have someone goingTo temporarily convince someone of a falsehood.Rate it:

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have someone goingTo cause someone to be excited, aroused, or upset.Rate it:

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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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heavy goingdifficult of progressRate it:

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heavy goingboring, tediousRate it:

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heavy goingthe going is wet and muddy (difficult to gallop on)Rate it:

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like it's going out of styleEnthusiastically, to an excessive degree.Rate it:

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make heavy going ofto make heavy weather ofRate it:

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the doc says im going blind but i could never see anywayLess hurtRate it:

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what's going onAn informal greeting.Rate it:

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what's going onExpression of concern, asking for an explanationRate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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