(third-person singular simple present toughs out, present participle toughing out, simple past and past participle toughed out)
- (informal) To endure.
- He toughed out his parents' divorce.
- He toughed the whole divorce out.
- He toughed out the whole divorce.
- He toughed it out.
- If the object is a long or complex noun phrase, it follows "out".
- If the object is a simple noun phrase it can appear before or after "out".
- If the object is "it", it must appear before "out".