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made of sterner stuff

If someone is described as being made of sterner stuff, they are very strong and determined: I was ready to give up the fight, but Nicky was made of sterner stuff and wanted us to carry on.
Translations of “made of sterner stuff”
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅強的,堅毅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚强的,坚毅的…
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