Übersetzung von “tough” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

tough

adjectivetough /tʌf/
physically or emotionally difficult
dur/-e , rude , difficile , pénible

a tough walk through the jungle
une marche pénible à travers la jungle

It's been tough for her since he died.
Ça a été dur pour elle depuis qu'il est mort.
strong and not likely to break easily
solide , résistant/-ante

a tough material
un matériau résistant
(of a person) not easily upset or defeated
coriace

She's much tougher than she looks.
Elle est beaucoup plus coriace qu'elle n'en a l'air.
severe
sévère

a tough jail sentence
une peine de prison sévère
(of food) difficult to chew
dur/-e

a tough steak
un steak dur

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

tough

adjective /taf/

strong; not easily broken, worn out etc

solide
Plastic is a tough material.

(of food etc) difficult to chew

difficile
The meat is unpleasantly tough and chewy.

(of people) strong; able to bear hardship, illness etc

robuste
She must be tough to have survived such a serious illness.

rough and violent

violent
It’s a tough neighbourhood.

difficult to deal with or overcome

dur
a tough problem
The competition was really tough.
toughness noun

dureté
toughen verb

to make or become tough

(se) durcir, (s’)endurcir
The bill significantly toughens the law.
tough luck

bad luck

pas de chance
That was tough luck.
get tough with (someone)

to deal forcefully with or refuse to yield to (a person)

se montrer dur avec
When he started to argue, I got tough with him.

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