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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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when the going gets weird, the weird turn proIn times of change or upheaval, anyone can make a legitimate business from their own personal vision, however different it may be.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.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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tough goingA difficult situationRate it:

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going once, going twice, soldSaid before closing the bidding for a particular item in an auction.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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as good as it getsThe best available under the circumstances.Rate it:

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circle gets the squareAn affirmative response; often used sarcastically.Rate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets thereAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets to itAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate 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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how the sausage gets madeThe way in which a process or activity is carried on behind the scenes.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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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm going to build my own X with blackjack and hookers! In fact, forget the XIndicates that the speaker is not interested in joining others in a certain group or activity, and instead the speaker is going to form their own.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X is not going to Y itselfSaid to urge someone to do something to something.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 awaypresent participle of go awayRate it:

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

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going toForms a future tense.Rate it:

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going toForms a tense future to some past time.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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