Who doesn’t like cookies? I think everyone does. Today our idiom it’s related to the word cookie. ‘To be a tough cookie’. First of all the word ‘tough’ means ‘hard’ and the idiom itself refers to someone that is strong and determined. The term has a positive connotation and it describes someone who «can endure a lot without breaking down» or » someone who won’t let anyone take advantage of her.»
Let’s see some examples:
In this case John strong character helps me to go through the day at work. Even if the environment is difficult.
Here, we are talking about a determined personality who is not easily defeated in life.
Hope that helps!
Do you know anyone that is a tough cookie?
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