what someone is made of

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: the degree to which a person has the necessary courage, skill, etc., to succeed Let's give him a chance and find out what he's made of.

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“What someone is made of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20someone%20is%20made%20of. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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