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tough

adjective
 
 
/tʌf/
DIFFICULT B2 difficult
zor
He's had a tough time at work recently. We've had to make some tough decisions.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
SEVERE Tough rules are severe.
sert, katı
tough new laws on noise pollutionSevere
STRONG THING B2 not easily damaged, cut, etc
dayanıklı, kolay etkilenmeyen
Children's shoes have to be tough. This meat's very tough.Physically strong and powerfulNot pleasant to eat or drink
STRONG PERSON B2 physically strong and not afraid of violence
güçlü, dayanıklı, sağlam
a tough guy Physically strong and powerful
DETERMINED determined and not easily upset
kararlı, kolay etkilenmeyen
You have to be tough to survive in politics.Strong-willed
UNFAIR unfair or unlucky
şanssız, çok fena
It can be tough on kids when parents get divorced.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of tough from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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