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(of a person) very strong and resilient in the face of hardship or pain:‘a leader who is as tough as nails’[as modifier] ‘a tough as nails sergeant’
- ‘He was a fighter, tough as nails.’
- ‘Her mother was a midwife, tough as nails.’
- ‘He looked as tough as nails and certainly not a man to mess with.’
- ‘Her brother describes her as tough as nails.’
- ‘She certainly can be as tough as nails when needed.’
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