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Tough cookie

DEFINITION

A.) A difficult person to negotiate with. One who is troublesome to handle.  Resistant to change. “I can’t come to agreement with him, he’s one tough cookie!”

B.) A disdainful response to one’s difficulty. “Oh, your  job needs  you to work weekends,m well tough cookie, that’s what making a living is all about!”

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