March 11, 2006

a tough cookie

Posted in Idioms at 12:59 am by Feng

a tough cookie — a person who is hard to deal with [dict]

(From wenxuecity news) A new US ambassador is to take office in Taiwan. His primary mission is to rein in the Taiwan president’s pro-independence speech and action. In the article, he is described as “a tough cookie” to Chen Shui-Bian.

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