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tough row to hoe, a

Slang definitions & phrases for tough row to hoe, a

hard row to hoe, a

noun phrase

A difficult task; a period of trouble and travail; hard times: If he focused on Rwanda, where would he get the interest and support? It's going to be a hard row to hoe (1835+)


tough it out

verb phrase

To endure something doggedly and bravely; persist and survive against rigors; hang tough: He's never really had to tough it out in this world of ours/ He is toughing out a feeling that since Mom divorced he is essentially homeless (1830+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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