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Meaning of “hard to swallow” in the English Dictionary

"hard to swallow" in British English

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hard to swallow

difficult to ​believe: I ​found her ​storyrather hard to ​swallow.
(Definition of hard to swallow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hard to swallow" in American English

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hard to swallow

(also hard to take) difficult to ​believe or ​accept: He said the ​news that the ​farm was being ​sold was hard to ​swallow at first.
(Definition of hard to swallow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hard to swallow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人难以置信…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人難以置信…
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