Translation of "difficult" - English-French dictionary


adjectivedifficult /ˈdɪfɪˌkʌlt, -kəlt/
not easy or causing problems

a difficult exam
un examen difficile

It's difficult for him to run.
Il lui est difficile de / a des difficultés à courir.

It was a difficult conversation.
C'était une conversation difficile.
(of a person) uncooperative

ideas for how to deal with difficult people at work
des idées sur la manière de gérer les personnes difficiles dans le cadre du travail

(Translation of “difficult” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /ˈdifikəlt/

hard to do or understand; not easy

a difficult sum
a difficult task
It is difficult to know what to do for the best.

hard to deal with or needing to be treated etc in a special way

a difficult child who often misbehaves.
difficulty noun (plural difficulties)

the state or quality of being hard (to do) or not easy

I have difficulty in understanding him.

an obstacle or objection

He has a habit of foreseeing difficulties.

(especially in plural ) trouble, especially money trouble

The firm was in difficulties.

(Translation of “difficult” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)