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He is a hard act to follow !!!
Jenny Your uncle's a really nice man. Fancy taking so much time to show us around the town.
Hedley He's always been like that. He really is our favorite uncle.
Jenny And everywhere we went everyone greeted him.
Hedley Yes he's very popular round here because he's very friendly and always has a good word for everybody.
Jenny If you follow his example, you won't go far wrong.
Hedley I'm trying, but he's a hard act to follow.
Explanation :
 
Hard ( tough ) act to follow - To be so good it is not likely that anyone or anything that comes after will be as good
 
Example : Bob's record is excellent it will be a tough act to follow.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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