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snowipine Post time: 2014-7-12 17:47
What is your meaning here, hardball and softball, football, soccer and...?
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It's a gibberish phrase Westerners use: it means China is challenging the West with the aggressiveness of a tiger.

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This post was edited by KIyer at 2014-7-12 21:35
snowipine Post time: 2014-7-12 19:47
What is your meaning here, hardball and softball, football, soccer and...?
Are you playing game b ...

Snowipine, in case you did not know it,
'playing hardball' is an expression that means 'getting tough' in dealing with someone..
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KIyer Post time: 2014-7-12 18:26
Snowipine, in case you did not know it,
'hardball' is an expression that means 'getting tough' in  ...


Language environment decides the meaning of the word's implication. Thanks for explaination.
Soccer playing require a set of mature skills, plus braveness on the greenfield.

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