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generally, an endearment expression used to describe someone who, contrary to the appearances, proves to have strength, determination

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partner during an event
E.g.: Tom will be her plus one to the party.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
be kept waiting
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
to lose one's temper
very familiar
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
make a lot of efforts to understand something
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
abbr. acron.
Stands for One True Pairing.
[Slang] One's OTP is a couple one is emotionally invested in.
one who makes stripes and epaulettes
going from one bar to another
one who solves people's problems
when one really wants to travel
[Fig.];[Fam.] ex.: I've got itchy feet = I'd like to travel
one who designs a room interior
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
go for something, take one's chances
symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
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1    strong or resilient; durable  
a tough material     
2    not tender  
he could not eat the tough steak     
3    having a great capacity for endurance; hardy and fit  
a tough mountaineer     
4    rough or pugnacious  
a tough gangster     
5    resolute or intractable  
a tough employer     
6    difficult or troublesome to do or deal with  
a tough problem     
7    Informal   unfortunate or unlucky  
it's tough on him     
8    a rough, vicious, or pugnacious person  
9    Informal   violently, aggressively, or intractably  
to treat someone tough     
      vb   tr  
10    Slang   to stand firm, hold out against (a difficulty or difficult situation) (esp. in tough it out)  
     (Old English toh; related to Old High German zahi tough, Old Norse ta trodden ground in front of a house)  
  toughish      adj  
  toughly      adv  

tough love  
      n   the practice of taking a stern attitude towards a relative or friend suffering from an addiction, etc., to help the addict overcome the problem  
      adj   practical, unsentimental, stern or intractable  
  tough-mindedly      adv  
  tough-mindedness      n  
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tough love, though, trough, toughen