Translation of "play hardball" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

play hardball

play hardball

mainly US informal to behave in a determined and forceful way in order to get what you want:

He was known on Wall Street for being outspoken and not afraid to play hardball.

play hardball

mainly US informal

to be firm and determined in order to get what you want

采取强硬方式
He's a nice guy, but he can play hardball when he needs to. 他是一个和气的人,但在必要时他也会变得很强硬。

(Translation of “play hardball” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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