steely-nerved

steely-nerved

Calm and unflappable under pressure. I asked my brother to come to court with me because he is always steely-nerved in stressful situations. Gina needs to be steely-nerved to deal with all that rejection that comes with being an actress.
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At the blackened heart of the film is a tour-de-force performance from British actress Blunt, whose steely-nerved heroine might have to sacrifice more than her idealism in the crucible of machismo and political double-dealing.
Leading in the opening end, Dela Cruz and Cojuangco witnessed a steely-nerved Myanmar pair finishing them off in the suspense-filled shoot out.
Jane turns out to be as steely-nerved as a newborn kitten with her former beau gruffly defending her in time-honoured (and time-worn) tradition.
Jane turns out to be steely-nerved as a newborn kitten.
Jane turns out to be steely-nerved as a newborn kitten with her former beau gruffly defending her in time-honoured (and time-worn) tradition.
At the blackened heart of the film is a tour-de-force performance from British actress Emily Blunt, whose steely-nerved heroine might have to sacrifice more than her idealism in the crucible of machismo and political double-dealing.
Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step onto the moon.
Hollywood producers have known two Georgia Durante's: the steely-nerved stuntwoman with the skill to handle a three-ton high-performance vehicle in high-speed precision maneuvers; and the beautiful model and actress who, at seventeen, was considered the most photographed girl in the country.
Designed in an era when mower technology did not allow grass to be cut as short as it is today, Emerald Valley is known for fast, heavily-crowned greens that require precise approach shots and steely-nerved putting.
The steely-nerved Coulby marksmen converted all four penalties to win 4-3 and lift the trophy.
Something happens to my steely-nerved charge in those five or 10 minutes, because when that bull clears cover at 38 yards, after I've delivered the whispered news straight into his ear, after he's aimed steadily seeming minutes, his arrow buzzes over that bull's back and into another zip code.
For some days a duel of dare and double-dare continued before the Sioux broke off, impressed with this new bold and steely-nerved tribe called Americans.
So pull him to one side where those smart-alecks at the range can't hear and confess that maybe you're not quite the steely-nerved pistolero everyone believes you to be.
Both scary and touching, Kuroki is excellent as the wild-eyed, steely-nerved TV type with no life outside her profession, and Jinnai is very good as Aso, in whom she meets her match.
It didn't though and even I'll admit to begrudgingly doffing my cap to the steely-nerved performances of cast regulars like Adam Woodyatt who hugely impressed, if only for their ability to cry for 60 minutes straight without shrivelling up like sun-dried raisins.