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strong meat

old-fashioned That which may arouse fear, anger, distaste, or revulsion in those who offend easily. The darker themes of the film may prove to be strong meat for such young viewers, though they certainly make for a more interesting movie for any adults who happen to be in the audience as well. Your novel is remarkable, but I fear people in this country may not yet be ready to stomach such strong meat.
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strong meat

ideas or language likely to be found unacceptably forceful or extreme. British
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There is equally strong meat in this tale of boxing trainer Al and his star boxer Danny who has just been selected to represent England in the Commonwealth Games.
The play's ending is a little trite, but if you can stomach strong meat then Cooking with Elvis is a spicy meal to get your teeth into.
Though it replaces the 1972 edition's rough-edged relentlessness with something more predictable, routinely packaged and occasionally turgid, the remake will still strike many as strong meat by current mainstream horror standards.
An almost wilfully bleak follow-up to the glamorous and hugely-successful Transformer, Reed's record company were duly appalled at his change of direction and it is still strong meat by any standards - rock's answer to Cabaret, perhaps, or Last Exit to Brooklyn.
It's really dark, strong meat and very stringy." What's good?
My lump of steak was tender and, with the thick pat coat was a strong meat flavour which totally satisfied my carnivore leanings.
With such strong meat on the table, many felt that Miami City Ballet's eagerly anticipated return to Edinburgh (with Balanchine's The Nutcracker in its first performances outside the U.S.), following its hugely successful 1994 debut, lacked a certain substance.
As consumers continue to seek value in supermarket aisles while foodservice sales remain soft, many grocers have posted strong meat sales for the majority of this year.
But "meaty", "strong meat", "beefy" - these are proud, upstanding, solid things, hearty and comforting.
The two African novels were strong meat for readers in the 1950s and 1960s.
Fine entry in this subject's ever-growing documentary library is strong meat that warrants attention from Jewish, Arab, human rights, gay and general fests, as well as specialized broadcasters.
Crackling loin of pork in cider Buy it 2kg (4lb 8oz) loin of pork, bone in 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sea salt 12 small onions, halved 2 cloves garlic, sliced (optional) 2 large bramley apples, peeled and cut in chunks 900ml (1 ' pt) dry cider 600ml (1pt) strong meat stock 2 tsp hot English mustard 2 tsp runny honey Cook it 1.
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