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English definition of “hard”

hard

adverb
 
 
/hɑːd/
WITH EFFORT A1 with a lot of effort: She tried very hard but she wasn't quite fast enough. You'll have to work harder, if you want to pass this exam.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
WITH FORCE B1 with a lot of force: It's been raining hard all day. She kicked the ball as hard as she could.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of hard adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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