(as) hard/tough as nails

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Definition of (as) hard/tough as nails

of a person
: very tough When she's negotiating a contract, she can be as tough as nails.

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“(as) hard/tough as nails.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20hard%2Ftough%20as%20nails. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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