Translation of "hard" - English-Turkish dictionary

hard

adjective uk /hɑːd/ us
FIRM

A2 firm and stiff, and not easy to press or bend

sert, katı
a hard surface
The seats in the waiting room were hard and uncomfortable.
DIFFICULT

A1 difficult to do or understand

yapması/anlaması zor
[ + to do sth ] It must be hard to study with all this noise.
Quitting my job was the hardest decision I ever had to make.
WITH EFFORT

B1 using or done with a lot of effort

çetin, zor, güç, müşkül
the long, hard struggle
With a bit of hard work and determination we might still finish on time.
UNPLEASANT

full of problems and difficult to deal with

yıpratıcı, yorucu, zor, sorunlu
My grandparents had a very hard life.
NOT KIND

not gentle or kind

sert, insafsız, acımasız
She had a cold, hard look in her eyes.
be hard on sb

B2 to criticize someone too much or treat them unfairly

sert/insafsız/acımasız/merhametsiz olmak
You shouldn't be so hard on yourself.

to make someone unhappy by causing them problems

mutsuz etmek, sorun çıkarmak
Our divorce has been particularly hard on the children.
be hard on sth

to damage something or make it have problems

zarar/ziyan vermek, sorun yaratmak
Stress can be hard on any relationship.
do/learn sth the hard way

to do or learn something by experiencing a lot of problems or difficulty

güçlükle/zorlukla öğrenmek/yapmak/üstesinden gelmek

(Translation of “hard adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)