hardball

英 ['hɑːdbɔːl] 美 ['hɑrd'bɔl]
  • n. 硬式棒球(等于baseball);(为达到某种目的而采取的)强硬手段;刀剑搏杀
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hardball (n.)
1883 as the name of a game, from hard (adj.) + ball (n.1). The figurative sense of "tough, uncompromising behavior" is from 1973.
1. I want us to play hardball on this issue.
我希望我们在这个问题上不手软。

来自《权威词典》

2. She is playing hardball in a world dominated by men 20 years her senior.
她在一个由比自己大20岁的男人们主宰的世界里作风强硬。

来自柯林斯例句

3. Another problem is that banks are playing hardball with smaller companies.
另外一个问题是目前银行对小企业态度强硬.

来自互联网

4. It looks like our competitors want to play hardball.
看来,我们的竞争对手想采取强硬的手段.

来自互联网

5. Dukakis has a history of enduring, even excelling at, hardball campaigns.
杜卡基斯一向能承受, 甚至擅长选举硬仗.

来自互联网

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