Meaning of “be a hard/tough act to follow” in the English Dictionary

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"be a hard/tough act to follow" in British English

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be a hard/tough act to follow

informal

to be so good that it is not likely that anyone or anything that comes after will be as good:

His presidency was very successful - it'll be a hard act to follow.

(Definition of “be a hard/tough act to follow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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