Bitter Pill to Swallow, a

Also: Tough pill to swallow Bitter pill Meaning of Idiom ‘A Bitter Pill to Swallow’ A bitter pill to swallow is something unpleasant that is difficult to accept, such as a disappointment or setback, that must be accepted and endured. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. ,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of … Read more