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Spanish translation of “tough”

tough

adjective /taf/
strong; not easily broken, worn out etc Plastic is a tough material. (of food etc) difficult to chew The meat is unpleasantly tough and chewy. (of people) strong; able to bear hardship, illness etc She must be tough to have survived such a serious illness. rough and violent It’s a tough neighbourhood. difficult to deal with or overcome a tough problem The competition was really tough. toughness noun the toughness of the meat. toughen verb to make or become tough
endurecer(se), fortalecer(se)
The bill significantly toughens the law.
tough luck noun bad luck
mala suerte
That was tough luck.
get tough with (someone) to deal forcefully with or refuse to yield to (a person) When he started to argue, I got tough with him.
(Definition of tough from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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