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Turkish translation of “hard”

hard

adjective
 
 
/hɑːd/
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.Hard and firmPhysically strong and powerful
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.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
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.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effort
UNPLEASANT full of problems and difficult to deal with
yıpratıcı, yorucu, zor, sorunlu
My grandparents had a very hard life.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
NOT KIND not gentle or kind
sert, insafsız, acımasız
She had a cold, hard look in her eyes.Severe
be hard on sb to criticize someone too much or treat them unfairly
sert/insafsız/acımasız/merhametsiz olmak
You shouldn't be so hard on yourself.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
B2 to make someone unhappy by causing them problems
mutsuz etmek, sorun çıkarmak
Our divorce has been particularly hard on the children.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
be hard on sth to damage something or make it have problems
zarar/ziyan vermek, sorun yaratmak
Stress can be hard on any relationship.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
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
→ See also give sb a hard timeDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
give sb a hard time informal to criticize someone or to treat them unfairly: He gave me a hard time about losing his keys.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of hard adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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