be made of sterner/tougher stuff

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Definition of be made of sterner/tougher stuff

: to be an emotionally and morally strong person with more determination than other people Another woman would have broken down, but she is made of sterner stuff.

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“Be made of sterner/tougher stuff.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20made%20of%20sterner/tougher%20stuff. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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