C2informalunlucky: "I've been told I've got to work late today because I'm very behind on my work." "Oh, tough luck!"It's tough on Geoff that he's going to miss the party.›informalsometimes used to show that you have no sympathy for someone's problems or difficulties: "I don't have any moneyleft." "Well, (that's just) tough - you shouldn't have spent it all on cigarettes."
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