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English definition of “be a hard/tough act to follow”

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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.
Translations of “be a hard/tough act to follow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很難超越, 難以企及, 無法媲美…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很难超越, 难以企及, 无法媲美…
(Definition of be a hard/tough act to follow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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