a tough act to follow

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  • tough act to follow — {n. phr.} A speech, performance, or activity of such superior quality that the person next in line feels and thinks that it would be very difficult to match it in quality. * /Sir Lawrence Olivier s performance of Hamlet was a tough act to follow… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tough act to follow — {n. phr.} A speech, performance, or activity of such superior quality that the person next in line feels and thinks that it would be very difficult to match it in quality. * /Sir Lawrence Olivier s performance of Hamlet was a tough act to follow… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tough\ act\ to\ follow — n. phr. A speech, performance, or activity of such superior quality that the person next in line feels and thinks that it would be very difficult to match it in quality. Sir Lawrence Olivier s performance of Hamlet was a tough act to follow in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tough act to follow — See a tough act to follow …   English idioms

  • a tough act to follow — a tough (or hard) act to follow an achievement or performance that sets a standard regarded as being difficult for others to measure up to * * * a tough act to follow see ↑follow • • • Main Entry: ↑tough …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) tough act to follow — a ˌhard/ˌtough act to ˈfollow idiom a person who is so good or successful at sth that it will be difficult for anyone else coming after them to be as good or successful • She has been an excellent principal and will be a hard act to follow.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a tough act to follow — a performance that is not easy to equal    Gail danced very well. That is a tough act to follow …   English idioms

  • (a) tough act to follow — so good that whatever happens next is not likely to seem as good. The last mayor was one of the most beloved in the city s history, which means Mike Ransom has a tough act to follow …   New idioms dictionary

  • a hard/tough act to follow — 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. • • • Main Entry: ↑follow …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a hard/tough act to follow — INFORMAL ► to be so good that it is unlikely that anyone or anything that comes after will be as good: »The company could lose momentum without its chief executive, who will be a hard act to follow. Main Entry: ↑act …   Financial and business terms

  • be a tough act to follow — be a hard/tough act to follow INFORMAL ► to be so good that it is unlikely that anyone or anything that comes after will be as good: »The company could lose momentum without its chief executive, who will be a hard act to follow. Main Entry: ↑act …   Financial and business terms

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