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What does play hardball with someone mean?


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play hardball with someone

The phrase to play hardball with someone means to act rough and ruthless with someone.

Example(s):

The manager decided to play hardball because it's getting tough.
I want to get my money back from him. So, I decided to play hardball.

This idiom is in the sport category


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