Die Übersetzung von "hard" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /haːd/

firm; solid; not easy to break, scratch etc

The ground is too hard to dig.

not easy to do, learn, solve etc

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

not feeling or showing kindness

He’s a hard taskmaster.

(of weather) severe

a hard winter.

having or causing suffering

a hard life
hard times.

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

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

to make or become hard

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

hardship noun

(something which causes) pain, suffering etc

a life full of hardship.
hard-and-fast adjective

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

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

a hard-headed businessman.
hard-hearted adjective

not feeling or showing pity or kindness

a hard-hearted employer.
hardware noun

metal goods such as pots, tools etc

He runs a shop that sells hardware.

the mechanical parts of a computer.

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

that will not wear out easily

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.

(Die Übersetzung von "hard" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)