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I’m Will, an American tutor, with tons of expressions to share with you! 

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Today's expression is: PLAY HARDBALL 

It means: To act strongly and aggressively about an issue with someone 

Here are 2 examples of the expression, PLAY HARDBALL: 

Example #1: Our manager was not good at playing hardball, so our company got a bad deal and lost a lot of money. 

Example #2: Because he kept playing hardball and refused to compromise, Jack lost the deal.

Well, that’s all for today. 

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