EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARD CASE
Do you know that you're riding Midge, and that she's a hard case?
By the Rock of Cashel, it 'ud be a hard case av the priest was to want.
This is a hard case, if you like; you have every reason to be thankful.
But is it not a hard case, Valerie, when you cannot respect your parents?
It was certainly a hard case, and the more she considered it the less she liked it.
It is a hard case, that's a fact, and I don't see that anything can be done about it.
“Hard case to lose our boat and our bread, sir,” said Tom touching his hat.
It is a hard case,” said Lady Engleton, “but I suppose error has to be paid for.
The Trilobites and Eurypterids constitute a hard case for the derivationists.
It is a hard case, indeed, but I will come out at the top of the heap yet.