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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。
Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
Translations of “play hardball”
in Chinese (Traditional) 採取強硬方式…
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