Hard Side

Hard Side

An informal term for the financial and operational issues a company faces in trying to remain in business. It contrasts with the soft side, which refers to customer care and relationship management.
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They'll be a hard side to beat but we'll hopefully have the support of the nation behind the players and it's a hard thing to win away from home, and I think if Australia do win they'll have to play some outstanding cricket to do so.
To lose two of our leaders so early in the game was a big blow, but we showed a lot of character to regroup and it was a great result for us in the end against a hard side to beat.
They are a very hard side to beat but we got the point we wanted and to win the title three times in a row since I arrived here is a fantastic achievement by the players " Harrison said.
They are a hard side to come back against once you go 1-0 down.
Clearly, when you get that right - like we did against Australia (in a 4-0 series victory) last year - we're a very hard side to beat.
We showed fighting spirit to survive, took it down to the wire on the final day and we can take a lot from that because we have become a hard side to beat - but we'd like to have played better.
We go their in excellent spirits after the 6-1 win over Bedworth but they are notoriously a hard side to beat at home.
Either side could be used according to the body condition; for example, the hard side when the muscle fatigue level is high and the soft side for usual days.
England are at a very high level, they are a hard side and are very good physically.
Prospects Canada are a hard side to gauge because they so rarely come up against top-notch international opposition, but they could struggle to post a win in New Zealand.
RAPPED UP: J Author Gavin, left, looks at the hard side of Scotland
Curzon Ashton were still dangerous from set plays and are a hard side to beat, but we matched them and should have won it late on.