Definition of 'hardball'
Example sentences containing 'hardball'
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It formed part of an arms race of hardball tactics that ended badly.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But they do look ready to play hardball.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
So it is playing hardball in the negotiations.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some of the banks playing hardball were those that have come through the crisis in much better shape.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Indian board has been playing hardball.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But she is playing hardball.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He warned that it was not just the EU which could play hardball in negotiations.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is a sign of how intense and increasingly toxic the race has become between the two, who pledged to rise above such hardball tactics.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Your only practical option is to play hardball: speak to the landlord and tell him that you are pulling out of the rental because of this issue.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Part two of the Money Programme series on banks looks at how claims are clogging the courts and how the banks are beginning to play hardball.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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