Translation of "difficult" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɪf.ɪ.kəlt/ us /ˈdɪf.ə.kəlt/

A1 needing skill or effort

a difficult problem/choice/task/language 難題/艱難的選擇/艱钜的任務/難學的語言
[ + to infinitive ] It will be very difficult to prove that they are guilty. 證明他們有罪將非常困難。
Many things make it difficult for women to reach the top in US business. 有很多因素使女性難以進入美國商界的上層。
[ + -ing verb ] It is extremely difficult being a single parent. 他發現當一名單親家長非常艱辛。

B1 not friendly, easy to deal with, or behaving well

[ + to infinitive ] The manager is difficult to deal with/a difficult person to deal with. 那位經理很難對付。
His wife is a very difficult woman. 他妻子是個難以接近的人。
mainly UK Please children, don't be so difficult! 孩子們,不要這樣沒規矩!

More examples

  • This meat is difficult to chew.
  • The noise outside made it difficult to concentrate.
  • It must be difficult to cope with three small children and a job.
  • She has had to make some very difficult decisions.
  • This novel is too difficult for intermediate students of English.

(Translation of “difficult” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)