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English definition of “a tough/hard nut”

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