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  1. pleiad
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    Question die hard

    Hi.
    Putting aside that famous movie, what "die hard" means? How can you use that phrase?
    Thanks.

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    Re: die hard

    hey, though I'm not a teacher but maybe I can help. According to"Longman Dictionary Of Contemporary English", Die-Hard: [noun] someone who opposes change and refuses to accept new ideas.

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    Re: die hard

    Quote Originally Posted by pleiad View Post
    Hi.
    Putting aside that famous movie, what "die hard" means? How can you use that phrase?
    Thanks.

    die hard - to cling to life, a cause, etc.; resist to the last


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    Re: die hard

    Hi,
    Good job, Jacool. I've always seen it as an attribute, meaning a staunch orthodox supporter of some ideas.
    Mr.X is a die-hard communist.
    Mr.Z is a die-hard descriptivist.
    I am not a die-hard prescriptivist.
    Cheers

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    Smile Re: die hard

    Quote Originally Posted by Humble View Post
    Hi,
    Good job, Jacool. I've always seen it as an attribute, meaning a staunch orthodox supporter of some ideas.
    Mr.X is a die-hard communist.
    Mr.Z is a die-hard descriptivist.
    I am not a die-hard prescriptivist.
    Cheers
    hey humble, thanks alot um, it's also can be an adj. according to the same source

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