tough nut to crack

something or some situation very difficult to deal with satisfactorily. you may use just ‘tough nut’ too.
property division is a tough nut to crack in divorce.
iraq has become a tough nut for the u.s. government.

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    a response to someone who obnoxiously complains or cries over something they cannot control. often said sarcastically, showing that you don’t really care about what they have to say. alluding to tough onions, which cause you to cry when you try to cut them. person 1: …and then he broke up with me! i cry […]

  • towed

    when you are so beyond smashed and wrecked that another term has to step in to describe your ultimate level of inebriation. dude, why did you p-ss all over my bathroom walls? are you that wrecked? i’m towed. you slice of sh-t. a slang phrase used when someone insults someone else, or says a comeback […]

  • Towel Bitch

    (n) one who must wait on the sh-r- with the articles that belong to the group while everyone else gets to frolic and play in the water. mitch, you’re going to be the towel b-tch because we have first dibs on the ocean.

  • To "yard sale" your pouch

    the act of dumping everything from your tool pouch or bag while climbing to, or working at heights. while climbing on a house, building, scaffolding, ladder, etc… you dump the entire contents of your fully loaded tool pouch/bag onto the ground.

  • Toy Horse

    to rape someone or something. last night i saw some dude toy horse a girl down an alley.

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