The family was left with a tough choice to make.
And it is a tough choice for some of the staff.
But that's the sort of tough choice that will face any President in coming years.
In other words, we have to make some tough choices.
But when hard times hit, a number of tough choices present themselves.
He has some tough choices to make in the hours ahead.
Now is the time to go ahead and make the tough choices.
We're going to have to make some tough choices on defense.
"If not, some tough choices on ground forces will have to be made."
Back at home, increasingly, it seemed a tough choice to have to make.