Meaning: Difficult or strong. (Sounds like “tuff.”)
That test yesterday was tough.
He looks tough but he’s actually a very sweet guy.
Chinese is a tough language to learn.
Which of the following could NOT be described as tough?
A. An examination.
B. A language.
C. A person.
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Trick question! Neither A, B, or C is correct. An examination can be tough (as difficult), a language can be tough (as in difficult), and a person can be tough (as in strong). Sorry that question was so tough!