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a bitter pill (to swallow)

Synonyms for pill

an unpleasant, tiresome person

Synonyms for pill

something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

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a unpleasant or tiresome person

something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured

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Believe me, it's been a bitter pill to swallow, and it's not just for me but for our entire franchise, said Uytengsu as he accepted the Executive of the Year award on Saturday night during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards at One Esplanade.
UPA left fumbling institutions, and therefore a bitter pill is much needed.
Obviously when the dust settles and you have time to think about it then we're going to think of it being a good point, but now it doesn't feel like that, it's a bitter pill to swallow.
This is a bitter pill," one cleric told the BBC (April 5) after Arnada was exonerated.
But I also suspect that the price of inhabiting the twisted straitjacket that the screenwriter has designed for Judi Dench is going to make even that pursuit a bitter pill to swallow.
We also dive into the debate over Title IX, which has been a boon to female athletes--but a bitter pill for men whose teams have been cut under the "gender equity" law.
It was a bitter pill for Quins fans to swallow following a courageous display from their team against an error-prone Sale outfit.
For millions of people who have come to rely on the popular drugs, the news is a bitter pill to swallow.
This is a bitter pill for Horace, but she must be obeyed.
The prescription may prove to be a bitter pill for those who pursue that remedy without becoming educated on the subject.
The LATIN TRADE Consensus Forecast shows that most managers have already taken a bitter pill to please creditors or to preserve profitability.
Laura (10 Stupid Things Couples Do to Mess Up Their Relationships) have the bedside manner of a drill sergeant and their prescription for success is, a bitter pill to swallow indeed.
Within moments of curtain-up on Arthur, Part II, there were chilling scenes of child slaughter and a rape--all historically accurate, but a bitter pill to swallow all the same.