get tough on

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Definition of get tough on

: to deal harshly with The police are getting tough on gang activity. The candidates both vow to get tough on crime.

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“Get tough on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20tough%20on. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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