Recent Examples of hard knocks from the Web
For a leader familiar with the hard knocks of politics, Whitman has been unafraid to flip-flop.
And Kelly isn’t trying to escape Saban’s coaching school of hard knocks.
Taking hard knocks early in life could shove football players toward neurological problems later, a new study suggests.
The new-breed bluesman who graduated not from the school of hard knocks, but from the University of Tampa with an MBA.
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