hard put

hard put


Definition of HARD PUT

:  barely able :  faced with difficulty or perplexity <was hard put to find an explanation>

Examples of HARD PUT

  1. <she was hard put to explain her department's excessive expenditures>

First Known Use of HARD PUT


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