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Definition of play hardball

play hardball


  • to be uncooperative during negotiation.

    Citation from "Mr. Bob's Toddler Kaleidoscope", Up All Night (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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