idiom: a tough act to follow
— I hope the teacher lets me give my speech first because Tony is always a tough act to follow.
— That appetizer was delicious. The main course is going to be a tough act to follow.
— It's too bad we stayed in a five star hotel in the first city because it will be a tough act to follow during the rest of the tour.
— I thought Nadia's performance would be a tough act to follow but yours was far better.
— Our oldest two children earned scholarships to Ivy League schools so it's a tough act for our youngest to follow.
— The first candidate's presentation was so thorough, it's really going to be a tough act to follow for the rest of the applicants.
— My goodness! He just jumped 2.00 meters in the high jump—that's going to be a very tough act to follow.
— The first two tennis matches today were amazing so they're going to be tough acts to follow.
— My sister always is a tough act to follow because she's naturally good at everything.
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