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  • job market — ➔ market1 * * * job market UK US noun [C, usually singular] ► ECONOMICS, HR the number of jobs that are available in a particular place or for a particular type of work: a competitive/tough job market »It is hard for low skilled workers to earn… …   Financial and business terms

  • Tough — Tough, a. [Compar. {Tougher}; superl. {Toughest}.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of flexibility… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tough´ness — tough «tuhf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adjective. 1. bending without breaking: »Leather is tough; cardboard is not. 2. hard to cut, tear, or chew: »The steak was so tough, I couldn t eat it. 3. stiff; sticky: »tough clay …   Useful english dictionary

  • tough´ly — tough «tuhf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adjective. 1. bending without breaking: »Leather is tough; cardboard is not. 2. hard to cut, tear, or chew: »The steak was so tough, I couldn t eat it. 3. stiff; sticky: »tough clay …   Useful english dictionary

  • job — noun 1 employment ADJECTIVE ▪ decent, good, great, worthwhile ▪ interesting ▪ high powered, top ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • tough — [[t]tʌ̱f[/t]] ♦♦ tougher, toughest, toughs, toughing, toughed 1) ADJ GRADED A tough person is strong and determined, and can tolerate difficulty or suffering. He built up a reputation as a tough businessman... She is tough and ambitious. Derived… …   English dictionary

  • tough — adj. & n. adj. 1 hard to break, cut, tear, or chew; durable; strong. 2 (of a person) able to endure hardship; hardy. 3 unyielding, stubborn, difficult (it was a tough job; a tough customer). 4 colloq. a acting sternly; hard (get tough with). b… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tough proposition — Synonyms and related words: Augean task, Chinese puzzle, Herculean task, backbreaker, baffling problem, ballbuster, bitch, brain twister, chore, crossword puzzle, crux, dead lift, enigma, enigmatic question, floorer, handful, hard job, hard pull …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tough it out — tough out or tough it out (informal) 1. To withstand 2. To endure stoically or defiantly • • • Main Entry: ↑tough * * * tough it out phrase to stay in a situation that is difficult because you are very determined I was prepared to tough it out… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tough — adj. 1 difficult/unpleasant VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ get ▪ remain ▪ find sth ▪ He may find it tough to pursue his plans …   Collocations dictionary

  • tough — tough1 W3S2 [tʌf] adj comparative tougher superlative toughest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(difficult)¦ 2¦(strong person)¦ 3¦(strong material)¦ 4¦(strict/firm)¦ 5¦(violent area)¦ 6 tough!/that s tough! 7 tough luck! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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