not soft or yielding to the touch or easily cut; solid; firm
difficult to do or understand or answer; not easy
showing much effort; energetic
(of the weather) severe
unfeeling; unsympathetic; harsh
with great effort, energy or concentration; strenuously; intently
with difficulty; with a struggle
"a difficult task"
"nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"
"why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
"took a hard look"
"a hard bargainer"
"a hard left to the chin"
"a knockout punch"
"a severe blow"
"worked their arduous way up the mining valley"
"a grueling campaign"
"spent many laborious hours on the project"
"set a punishing pace"
"unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'"
"Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants"
"a hard drinker"
"had hard luck"
"a tough break"
"hard dry rolls left over from the day before"
"the team played hard"
"worked hard all day"
"pressed hard on the lever"
"hit the ball hard"
"slammed the door hard"
"held hard to the railing"
"thought hard about it"
"stared hard at the accused"
"industries hit hard by the depression"
"she was severely affected by the bank's failure"
"prejudices die hard"
"he drank heavily"
"concrete that sets hard within a few hours"
"it stands hard by the railroad tracks"
"they were hard on his heels"
"a strike followed hard upon the plant's opening"
"he took the rejection very hard"
"the ship went hard astern"
"swung the wheel hard left"
The infantry: hard, bare feet rhythmically kicking up the dust.
出自： E. Waugh
English muffins which had been toasted in the morning and were as hard as cement.
出自： E. Hardwick
Television has hit the cinema industry very hard.
He failed his examination, and he's taking it very hard.
This is a hard question to answer.
This food is hard of digestion.
It is hard, if not impossible.
误 I am hard to solve this problem.
正 I find this problem hard to solve.