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  • As hard as a rock
  • As hard as iron
  • As hard as nails
  • As stubborn as a mule
  • As tough as old boots
  • As tough as they come
  • As tough as tough
  • Awkward age
  • Awkward squad
  • Be hard put to
  • Be under no illusion
  • Between a rock and a hard place ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Blow hard
  • Built Ford tough ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Bumpy ride
  • By the balls
  • Come down hard on
  • Come wind come weather
  • Complex fracture ( a multiple fracture )
  • Complex number ( a number containing real and imaginary parts )
  • Complex sentence ( a sentence containing subordinate clauses )
  • Counsel of perfection
  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • Cut a hog
  • Dickens of a time
  • Die hard ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Do hard time ( Spend time in a high security prison )
  • Do it the hard way
  • Do the hard yards ( Put in the hard work necessary for success )
  • Don't get a complex, get Amplex ( Amplex Deodorant advertising slogan )
  • Donkey work
  • Drive a hard bargain
  • Easier said than done
  • Fall on hard times
  • Go hard
  • Go hard or go home
  • Good morning, Mr. Phelps ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Hang tough
  • Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Hard act to follow
  • Hard and fast
  • Hard aport
  • Hard astarboard
  • Hard at it
  • Hard case
  • Hard cases make bad law
  • Hard cash
  • Hard cheddar
  • Hard cheese
  • Hard copy
  • Hard done by
  • Hard drinker
  • Hard evidence
  • Hard facts
  • Hard feelings
  • Hard hearted
  • Hard hitting
  • Hard knocks
  • Hard labour
  • Hard lines
  • Hard liquor
  • Hard luck
  • Hard nosed
  • Hard of hearing
  • Hard on
  • Hard on the heels of
  • Hard pressed
  • Hard put to it
  • Hard row to hoe
  • Hard shell
  • Hard stuff
  • Hard times
  • Hard to come by
  • Hard to pin down
  • Hard to place
  • Hard to swallow
  • Hard to take
  • Hard up
  • Hard words
  • Hard work never did anyone any harm
  • Hard work never killed anyone
  • Hard, cold cash
  • Have a cross to bear
  • Have your work cut out for you
  • Heavy duty
  • Heavy going
  • Heavy weather
  • Hold hard
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
  • Hurry hard
  • I can't do this
  • Impossible is nothing ( Adidas advertising slogan )
  • In a hole
  • In a jam
  • In a spot
  • Inferiority complex
  • It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken ( Perdue Farms advertising slogan )
  • It's a jungle out there
  • It's been a hard day's night, and I'd been working like a dog ( Beatles song lyric )
  • It's complicated ( Facebook relationship status )
  • It's tough at the top
  • Keep your head above water
  • Learning difficulties
  • Like herding cats
  • Like looking for a needle in a haystack
  • Like pulling teeth
  • Like trying to nail jello to a wall
  • Make heavy weather of
  • Make life difficult
  • Mission Impossible ( Tom Cruise movie and television series title )
  • No hard feelings
  • No hard feelings ( An injunction to forgive and forget following a dispute )
  • No mean feat
  • Not a chinaman's chance
  • Not impossible
  • Old habits die hard
  • One Tough ( Nickname of Joaquin Andejar )
  • Out of your depth
  • Over your head
  • Play hard to get
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Poisoned chalice
  • Pretty kettle of fish
  • Pretty pickle
  • Put in the hard yards
  • Put the hard word on
  • Raise the bar
  • Rode hard and put away wet
  • Rough ride
  • Saturday's child works hard for a living
  • School of hard knocks
  • Selling sand to Arabs
  • Selling snow to Eskimos
  • Some assembly required
  • Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word ( Elton John song )
  • Sticky situation
  • Sticky wicket
  • Stiff competition
  • Take a cold hard look
  • Take a hard line
  • Tall order
  • Tall task
  • Thankless task
  • That Friday feeling ( anticipation of the weekend after a hard working week )
  • The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer
  • The judgement of Solomon
  • The road isn't built that can make it breathe hard! ( Chevrolet advertising slogan )
  • These little things are sent to try us
  • This Hard Land ( Bruce Springsteen song )
  • This tape will self-destruct in five seconds ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )
  • To make that tough job easier - you deserve M&M candy ( M&Ms advertising slogan )
  • Tongue twister
  • Tough Juice ( Nickname of Caron Butler )
  • Tough customer
  • Tough love
  • Tough luck
  • Tough nut to crack
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Tough pill to swallow
  • Tough row to hoe
  • Tough shit
  • Tough titty
  • Tricky Dicky ( Nickname of Richard Nixon )
  • Two steps forward and one step back
  • Up against it
  • When the going gets tough, the tough get going ( A catchphrase from Joseph Kennedy )
  • When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping
  • When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth
  • Work hard. Fly right ( Continental Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Working hard or hardly working?
  • Your mission, if you choose to accept it ... ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )

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