tough cookies
Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.

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  • tough cookies — Go to tough luck …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tough luck — {n. phr.} An informal way to say that one had that coming; it serves one right. * /So your date didn t show up, eh? Tough luck, fellow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tough luck — {n. phr.} An informal way to say that one had that coming; it serves one right. * /So your date didn t show up, eh? Tough luck, fellow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tough cookie — tough cookies N COUNT If you describe someone as a tough cookie, you mean that they are unemotional and are not easily hurt by what people say or do. She really is a tough cookie …   English dictionary

  • tough luck — AND tough cookies interj. That is too bad. □ Tough luck, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles. □ That’s too bad, tough cookies …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tough titty — noun Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker. Syn: tough luck, tough cookies, tough shit, tough titties, tough tuchus, tough toodles, hard cheese …   Wiktionary

  • tough tuchus — noun Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker. Syn: tough luck, tough cookies, tough shit, tough titty, tough titties, tough toodles, hard cheese …   Wiktionary

  • tough toodles — noun Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker. Syn: tough luck, tough cookies, tough shit, tough titty, tough titties, tough tuchus, hard cheese …   Wiktionary

  • tough titties — noun Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker. Syn: tough luck, tough cookies, tough shit, tough titty, tough tuchus, tough toodles, hard cheese …   Wiktionary

  • tough shit — interjection Too bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker. Syn: tough titty, tough tuchus, tough toodles, tough cookies, hard cheese, shit out of luck …   Wiktionary

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