What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
: fields hardball questions in a practice TV interview/ despite his hardball attitude toward sponsors of offensive TV showsnoun
Serious and consequential activity, work, etc; perilous and responsible doings: It's hardball now, it's not games anymore/ It's going to be hard ball. We're talking about physicians losing incomeverb
play hardball (1973+)