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    Steely

    Hi,

    Is it correct and idiomatic to use the word "steely" in this two ways?


    1. In order to support the family, he has to fight off the steely wind every morning to sell the breakfast.
    2. He has a rather steely character.


    Please help me to correct the sentence, thanks a lot.

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    Re: Steely

    Need help, thanks a lot.

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    Re: Steely

    Anyone can help?

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    Re: Steely

    If it will stop you pestering us, I'll say that your sentences are correct, but not idiomatic.

    I'd say 'biting wind' and 'stern character'.

    Rover

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