TOUGH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of tough
Definition:
a. hard; difficult; feeling physical discomfort or pain; hard to bear
Example:
She's against tough competition, such as Meryl Streep, and other excellent movies.
Sentence in Classic:
MAKING them pens was a distressid tough job, and so was the saw; and Jim allowed the inscription was going to be the toughest of all.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Frederick, a tough, shrewd man, perpetually involved in lawsuits and with a name for driving hard bargains.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
An operation which, taken in connexion with the bushy eyebrows and the Roman nose, suggested with some liveliness the idea of a hawk engaged upon the eyes of a tough little bird.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
As for Aunt Pitty, she was nervously trying to stifle a belch, for the rooster they had had for supper was a tough old bird.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
My sail was likewise composed of the skins of the same animal; but I made use of the youngest I could get, the older being too tough and thick; and I likewise provided myself with four paddles.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
He chose a new and a tough spear, lest the wood of the former might have been strained in the previous encounters he had sustained.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He found her too familiar, she found him stupidly insentient, tough and indiarubbery where other people were concerned.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
At regular distances, on the bare tables, there were large, varnished bowls in which the pupils washed their own silver cups and knives and forks, and into which they sometimes threw some scrap of tough meat or spoiled fish; this was punished.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The lower subdivided part, called the junk, is one immense honeycomb of oil, formed by the crossing and recrossing, into ten thousand infiltrated cells, of tough elastic white fibres throughout its whole extent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The Negro tough, on the contrary, is given to just that kind of offending, and he almost invariably singles out white people as his victims.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett Context
Yet from another I go on again to tear away a tough shoot, fully to fathom its secret; yet from another black blood follows out of the bark.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context