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have nerves of steel

to be very brave: You need to have nerves of steel to be a fighter pilot.
(Definition of have nerves of steel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have nerves of steel”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极有胆量…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極有膽量…
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