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Meaning of “take a hard line on sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

"take a hard line on sb/sth" in British English

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take a hard line on sb/sth

to be very ​severe in the way that you ​deal with someone or something
(Definition of take a hard line on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take a hard line on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…非常苛刻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…非常苛刻…
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