(as) tough as old boots

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Definition of (as) tough as old boots

British, informal
: very tough This steak is as tough as old boots. Don't worry about her—she's as tough as old boots.

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“(as) tough as old boots.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20tough%20as%20old%20boots. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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