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Meaning of “die hard” in the English Dictionary

"die hard" in British English

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die hard

If a ​belief or way of ​behavingdies hard, it ​takes a ​longtime to ​disappear, and is not given up ​easily: Old ​habits die hard.
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(Definition of die hard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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