show one's mettle

idiom

: to show how tough one is
He showed his mettle as a fighter tonight.

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“Show one's mettle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show%20one%27s%20mettle. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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