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

(as) tough as old boots

very strong, and not easily made weaker
十分強壯;非常堅強
He might be in his eighties but he's tough as old boots, that man.
那個男人可能已經有80多歲了,可他身體依然硬朗。
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,很難切,嚼不動
Not pleasant to eat or drink
(Definition of (as) tough as old boots from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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