Built like a tank

having a thick, strong, muscular physique

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • be built like a tank — if a person or a vehicle is built like a tank, they are very strong and very big. These cars are built like tanks. I should imagine he s pretty strong he s built like a tank …   New idioms dictionary

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