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."
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of