Die Übersetzung von "tough" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /taf/

strong; not easily broken, worn out etc

Plastic is a tough material.

(of food etc) difficult to chew

The meat is unpleasantly tough and chewy.

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

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

rough and violent

It’s a tough neighbourhood.

difficult to deal with or overcome

a tough problem
The competition was really tough.
toughness noun

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.

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