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Adj.1.hard-to-please - (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"; "was very hard to please"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"
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But will she and her fellow hard-to-please OAPs, who also include Ruth Madoc, Lionel Blair and John Sergeant, find any new-fangled gadgets that are more to their liking this week?
Best known as the hard-to-please and snarky judge on Strictly, Revel Horwood previously starred in Nikolai Foster's production of Annie which toured the UK in 2015.
New strategies, new ideas, and creative campaigns by many smart marketers are capturing the imagination of a hard-to-please customer.
Hard-to-please Peterhead boss Jim McInally watched his side cruise into the semis - and then branded the win dreadful.
But despite Anna and her partner, professional British dancer Robin Windsor, impressing the four notoriously hard-to-please judges, the decisive public vote saw Cassidy Little come out on top to win The People's Strictly for Comic Relief.
Both lived up to their billing last week as the stone-faced, hard-to-please merchants of the Six Nations.
His hard-to-please trainer Virgil Hunter scored his display "9.9 out of 10".
7 CAPITAL IDEA FOR hard-to-please teenagers a weekend in London is a great choice.
Brazil are always expected to be involved in the latter stages and have the honour of being the only nation to play in every World Cup finals, but the pressure on the Samba Boys is higher than ever this year, with nothing less than victory being acceptable to their adoring, yet hard-to-please fans.
Soul Sister, New Theatre, Cardiff WHEN Soul Sister opened in London's West End last year the normally hard-to-please theatre critics were unanimous on one thing - gushing praise for Emi Wokoma.
Gill's jive landed a 10 from three of the judges and even the hard-to-please Craig Revel Horwood awarded it a nine, declaring: "I loved it."
The Sister Act star first appeared on the musical TV show in season three as the stern and hard-to-please New York Academy of Dramatic Arts dean, who held the future of protagonists Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Rachel (Lea Michele) in her hands.