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Translation of "hard" - English-Turkish dictionary

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 time Difficult 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 Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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