be hard/tough to beat

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Definition of be hard/tough to beat

: to take some considerable effort to match or surpass His wonderful performance will be hard/tough to beat.

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“Be hard/tough to beat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20hard%2Ftough%20to%20beat. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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