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made of sterner stuff

If someone is ​described as being made of ​sternerstuff, they are very ​strong and ​determined: I was ​ready to give up the ​fight, but Nicky was made of ​sternerstuff and ​wanted us to ​finish.
(Definition of made of sterner stuff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “made of sterner stuff”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚强的,坚毅的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅強的,堅毅的…
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