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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a tough/hard nut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨厌的家伙, 难对付的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討厭的傢夥, 難對付的人…
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