The blast was so strong,” he said, “we thought the world was ending.
Overall, Mitt Romney had a strong performance during the two-hour debate.
Sleeveless jackets revealed underlying shoulder pads, with their strong angles gaining even more emphasis.
Hot Coffee lends a strong voice to those who favor fundamental fairness in redressing well-founded claims.
"There is a strong interest in treating BRCA-2 mutant cancers with these agents," Dr. Hruban wrote in an email to me.
He drew her to him by the hand he still clasped, and put his strong arms about her.
When conscious of this, she put a strong check upon herself.
Watch the next experiment to see what a strong acid will do to cloth.
Your sister is as strong a heroine in one direction as mine is in another.
Two feet long the piece was, and larger than a strong man's leg.
Old English strang "physically powerful, powerful in effect, forceful, severe," from Proto-Germanic *strangaz (cf. Old Norse strangr "strong," Dutch streng "strict, rigorous," Old High German strang "strong, bold, hard," German streng "strict, rigorous"). Originally compared strenger, strengest (cf. old/elder/eldest). Grammatical sense, of noun and verb inflections, is first attested 1841, translating German stark, used in a grammatical sense by J. Grimm (the terms strong and weak better fit German inflections). Strong suit (1865) is from card-playing. Strong man "man of great strength" (especially one who displays it professionally) is recorded from 1690s; meaning "dominating man in a political organization" is from 1859.
Old English strange (alongside strongly), from the same source as strong (adj.). Going strong (1898) is from racing. To come on strong was originally come it strong (1812).