Übersetzung von “hard” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

hard

adjectivehard /hɑrd/
≠soft; stiff, not easy to bend
dur/dure

the hard stone floor
le sol dur en pierre

The snow was hard and slippery.
La neige était dure et glissante.
≠easy; difficult
difficile

I can't do this math - it's too hard.
Je ne peux pas faire ces exercices de math, c'est trop difficile.

I find it hard to talk to about my feelings.
J'ai du mal à parler de mes sentiments.
involving a lot of effort or a lot of problems
difficile

a hard life
une vie difficile

It's hard to get a job here.
C'est difficile de trouver un emploi ici.

Hard work brings success.
Travailler dur amène le succès.
≠sensitive, soft; not affected by your emotions easily
dur/dure

a hard woman with little time for her children
une femme dure qui a peu de temps pour ses enfants
hard at work
working with a lot of effort and energy
en plein travail , plongé/-ée dans son travail

He was hard at work in the garden.
Il était en plein travail dans le jardin.
hard on
strict with or expecting a lot from sb
dur/dure avec

Don't be so hard on her - she's only a kid.
Ne sois pas si dur avec elle, ce n'est qu'une enfant.
causing problems, damage, or emotional harm
dur/dure pour , éprouvant/-ante pour

Long flights can be hard on the body.
Les vols longs-courriers peuvent être éprouvants pour le corps.
strict with or expecting a lot from sb
dur/dure avec

Don't be so hard on her - she's only a kid.
Ne sois pas si dur avec elle, ce n'est qu'une enfant.
causing problems, damage, or emotional harm
dur/dure pour , éprouvant/-ante pour

Long flights can be hard on the body.
Les vols longs-courriers peuvent être éprouvants pour le corps.
hard to come by
difficult to find
difficile à trouver

Original copies of the book are very hard to come by.
Il est très difficile de trouver des exemplaires de l'édition originale du livre.
learn/find out sth the hard way
to learn as a result of difficult experience
apprendre à ses dépens

He won't listen, so he'll have to learn the hard way.
Il ne veut pas écouter, aussi devra-t-il apprendre à ses dépens.
give sb a hard time
to be unkind to or critical of sb
faire des histoires à qqn

He gives her a hard time about smoking.
Il lui fait des histoires à propos du fait qu'elle fume.
no hard feelings
indicates you do not resent sb or sth
pas de pensées hostiles

She has no hard feelings toward her ex-husband.
Elle n'a pas de pensées hostiles envers son ex-mari.

hard

adverbhard /hɑrd/
using a lot of effort
dur , sérieusement

to work hard
travailler dur

She had to think hard to remember the address.
Elle a dû sérieusement réfléchir pour se rappeler l'adresse.
with force
fortement , avec force

The ball hit him really hard.
La balle l'a vraiment frappé avec force.

It snowed hard all day.
Il a beaucoup neigé toute la journée.

(Übersetzung von “hard” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

hard

adjective /haːd/

firm; solid; not easy to break, scratch etc

dur
The ground is too hard to dig.

not easy to do, learn, solve etc

difficile
Is Finnish a hard language to learn?
He is a hard man to please.

not feeling or showing kindness

dur
He’s a hard taskmaster.

(of weather) severe

rigoureux
a hard winter.

having or causing suffering

difficile
a hard life
hard times.

(of water) containing many chemical salts and so not easily forming bubbles when soap is added

dur
The water is hard in this part of the country.
harden verb

to make or become hard

(en)durcir
Don’t touch the toffee till it hardens
Try not to harden your heart against him.
hardness noun

dureté
hardship noun

(something which causes) pain, suffering etc

épreuve(s)
a life full of hardship.
hard-and-fast adjective

(of rules) that can never be changed or ignored.

strict
I stick to the hard-and-fast rule of never drinking on an empty stomach.
hard-back noun

a book with a hard cover

livre relié
Hard-backs are more expensive than paperbacks.
hard-boiled adjective

(of eggs) boiled until the white and the yolk are solid.

(oeuf) dur
a hard-boiled egg.
harddisk noun

a device that is fixed inside a computer and is used for storing information.

disque dur
Save the file to your hard disk.
hard-earned adjective

earned by hard work or with difficulty

bien mérité
I deserve every penny of my hard-earned wages.
hard-headed adjective

practical; shrewd; not influenced by emotion

pratique
a hard-headed businessman.
hard-hearted adjective

not feeling or showing pity or kindness

impitoyable
a hard-hearted employer.
hardware noun

metal goods such as pots, tools etc

quincaillerie
He runs a shop that sells hardware.

the mechanical parts of a computer.

hardware
They stock printers, keyboards, and other hardware.
hard-wearing adjective

that will not wear out easily

solide
a hard-wearing fabric.
be hard on

to punish or criticize severely

être dur avec
Don’t be too hard on the boy – he’s too young to know that he was doing wrong.

to be unfair to

injuste envers
If you punish all the children for the broken window, it’s a bit hard on those who had nothing to do with it.
hard at it

busy doing (something)

attelé à (qqch.)
I’ve been hard at it all day, trying to get this report finished.
hard done by

unfairly treated

injustement traité
You should complain to the headmaster if you feel hard done by.
hard lines/luck

bad luck

pas de chance
Hard lines/luck! I’m afraid you haven’t won this time
It’s hard luck that he broke his leg.
hard of hearing

rather deaf

dur d’oreille
He is a bit hard of hearing now.
a hard time (of it)

trouble, difficulty, worry etc

du fil à retordre
The audience gave the speaker a hard time of it at the meeting
The speaker had a hard time (of it) trying to make himself heard.
hard up

not having much especially money

avoir grand besoin (de qqch.)
I’m a bit hard up at the moment
I’m hard up for envelopes.

hard

adverb

with great force; heavily

fort, à verse
Don’t hit him too hard
It was raining hard.

with great attention

fixement
He stared hard at the man.

to the full extent; completely

à droite toute
The car turned hard right.

(Übersetzung von “hard” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)