Hard-Headed

Also: hardheaded hard head Meaning of Idiom ‘Hard-Headed’ 1. To be hard-headed usually means to be stubborn and inflexible; to not be willing to change one’s opinion or position; to be extremely willful. 1Brenner, Gail Abel. Webster’s New World American Idioms Handbook. Wiley, 2003., 2”hardheaded.” Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. 2015. Farlex, Inc 26 Sep. 2018 https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/hardheaded 2. … Read more

Hard Copy

Also: hardcopy hard-copy Meaning of Idiom ‘Hard Copy’ A hard copy is a physical copy of digital information printed out onto paper by a computer, as opposed to digitally stored information displayed on a screen or stored on a removable disk. Earlier, the term hard copy, in newspapers, books, and business documents, referred to the original typewritten … Read more

Cold, Hard Cash

Also: Hard cash Cold cash Meaning of Idiom ‘Cold, Hard Cash’ Cold, hard cash means actual money in the form of bills and coins as opposed to checks, credit, or any other form of payment; money that is readily available for payment. Compare to cash on the barrelhead. Usage The full idiom is rarely used verbally. Hard cash is … Read more

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Meaning of Idiom ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ To be between a rock and a hard place means to have to choose between two equally undesirable choices; to be in a very difficult situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Examples … Read more