a hard/tough act to follow

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: someone or something that has been so successful that it is very difficult for the person or thing coming next to be as good Yesterday's thrilling victory will be a tough act to follow.

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“A hard/tough act to follow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20hard%2Ftough%20act%20to%20follow. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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