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What does tough love mean?


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tough love

Definition

A way of helping someone with compassionate use of stringent disciplinary measures. The aim is to attempt to improve their behavior.

Example(s)

The only way help him get rid of his drug-addiction is to adhere to the principle of tough love.

This idiom is in the love category


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