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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “(as) tough as old boots”

(as) tough as old boots

very strong, and not easily made weaker
十分强壮;非常坚强
He might be in his eighties but he's tough as old boots, that man.
那个男人可能已经有80多岁了,可他身体依然硬朗。
Physically strong and powerful
(US also (as) tough as shoe leather) informal describes food that is very difficult to cut or eat
(食物)非常老,很难切,嚼不动
Not pleasant to eat or drink
(Definition of (as) tough as old boots from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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