Translation of "tough" - English-Turkish dictionary

tough

adjective uk us /tʌf/
DIFFICULT

B2 difficult

zor
He's had a tough time at work recently.
We've had to make some tough decisions.
SEVERE

Tough rules are severe.

sert, katı
tough new laws on noise pollution
STRONG THING

B2 not easily damaged, cut, etc

dayanıklı, kolay etkilenmeyen
Children's shoes have to be tough.
This meat's very tough.
STRONG PERSON

B2 physically strong and not afraid of violence

güçlü, dayanıklı, sağlam
a tough guy
DETERMINED

determined and not easily upset

kararlı, kolay etkilenmeyen
You have to be tough to survive in politics.
UNFAIR

unfair or unlucky

şanssız, çok fena
It can be tough on kids when parents get divorced.

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