a tough time of it

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  • a tough time of it — a time of stress or bad luck, a rough time of it    When Bev left home she had a tough time of it. She had no job …   English idioms

  • tough — tough1 W3S2 [tʌf] adj comparative tougher superlative toughest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(difficult)¦ 2¦(strong person)¦ 3¦(strong material)¦ 4¦(strict/firm)¦ 5¦(violent area)¦ 6 tough!/that s tough! 7 tough luck! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tough — [[t]tʌ̱f[/t]] ♦♦ tougher, toughest, toughs, toughing, toughed 1) ADJ GRADED A tough person is strong and determined, and can tolerate difficulty or suffering. He built up a reputation as a tough businessman... She is tough and ambitious. Derived… …   English dictionary

  • tough — tough1 [ tʌf ] adjective *** ▸ 1 difficult ▸ 2 able to deal with things ▸ 3 confident/determined ▸ 4 very strict/severe ▸ 5 food: hard to cut/chew ▸ 6 hard to break/damage ▸ 7 likely to be violent ▸ 8 with crime/violence ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tough — I UK [tʌf] / US adjective Word forms tough : adjective tough comparative tougher superlative toughest *** 1) difficult He s having a really tough time at the moment. It was a tough decision to move to London. Many companies are facing tough… …   English dictionary

  • tough*/*/ — [tʌf] adj 1) difficult He s having a really tough time at the moment.[/ex] It was a tough decision to move to London.[/ex] Many companies are facing tough competition.[/ex] 2) strong and able to deal with difficult situations or pain I think she… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • time — Except as otherwise specifically provided, any reference to time shall mean local Chicago time. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * time time [taɪm] noun 1. [uncountable] the quantity that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using… …   Financial and business terms

  • tough — 01. Hockey is a really [tough] sport, with players getting hurt quite often. 02. This steak is really [tough]; I think I cooked it too long. 03. It s pretty [tough] to find a job when you don t have any previous experience. 04. Eric grew up in a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • time — [[t]ta͟ɪm[/t]] ♦ times, timing, timed 1) N UNCOUNT Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, and years. ...a two week period of time... Time passed, and still Ma did not appear... As time went on the visits got more and more regular... The …   English dictionary

  • time - clock times and periods of the day — This entry deals with clock times and periods of the day, and prepositions and adverbs used to indicate time. For information on referring to days and longer periods of time, see entry at ↑ Days and dates. For information on time clauses, see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tough Trucks — Tough Trucks,also known as Tuff Trucks and Pro Arena Trucks, are off road competitions held at 4x4 Truck Jamborees and Monster Truck Events. Tough Truck Competitions are a downsized form of Off Road Short Course Racing. They are run as a side act …   Wikipedia

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