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Are you strong enough to carry that heavy box?
You have to be strong and not let their remarks bother you.
She’s a strong swimmer.
I have particularly strong views on that subject.
I have a strong feeling she’s not coming back.
a strong smell/taste
I had to use strong language (=words that shock people), but I think it worked.
He speaks French with a strong American accent.
She has very strong features (=you are likely to notice and admire her eyes, nose, and mouth).
There was a strong police presence (=a lot of police officers) at the demonstration.
The company’s going strong and we expect to do even better next year.
My grandmother’s 95 and still going strong.
You’ll need strong nerves to deal with the prosecuting attorney.
Emergency room personnel must have strong stomachs.
This is the American English definition of strong. View British English definition of strong.
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