an unpleasant, difficult, or adverse situation:
It’s hard cheese for the unskilled worker these days.
sentence substitute, noun
(Brit, slang) bad luck
noun 1. See under . [sahy-der] /ˈsaɪ dər/ noun 1. the juice pressed from apples (or formerly from some other fruit) used for drinking, either before fermentation (sweet cider) or after fermentation (hard cider) or for making applejack, vinegar, etc. /ˈsaɪdə/ noun 1. Also called (US) hard cider. an alcoholic drink made from the fermented […]
noun 1. a quahog.
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for anthracite Compare soft coal
[hahrd-koh-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈkoʊ tɪd/ adjective 1. having a coarsely textured coat, as a dog.