Definition of “a tough/hard nut” - English Dictionary

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“a tough/hard nut” in British English

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a tough/hard nut

someone who is very unpleasant and difficult to deal with:

As a teenager, Jack was a real hard nut, always getting into fights.

(Definition of “a tough/hard nut” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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