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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “hard-bitten”

hard-bitten

adjective
 
 
/ˌhɑːdˈbɪt.ən/ US  /ˌhɑːrdˈbɪt̬-/
If someone is hard-bitten, their character has been made stronger as a result of difficult experiences in the past, and they control and do not show their emotions
(某人)经过磨炼的,坚毅的
This particular murder case was so horrific that it shocked even the most hard-bitten of New York police officers.
这起特别的谋杀案是如此可怕,就连纽约最老练的警官都为之震惊。
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
(Definition of hard-bitten from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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