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hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (difficult)difícil adj
 That exam was really hard!
 Aquele exame foi muito difícil!
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (solid)duro adj
 This bed has a hard mattress.
 Esta cama tem um colchão duro.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (firm)firme, duro, inflexível adj
 Place the stepladder on a hard surface.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (forceful)forte adj
 He struck him a hard blow to the head.
 Ele deu um golpe forte na cabeça dele.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with impact)duramente adv
 He hit the ground hard with the pickaxe.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (with deep emotion)profundamente, duramente adv
 His death hit them hard.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (solid)solidamente adv
 The lake was frozen hard.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (strenuously)duro adv
 She exercises hard to keep in shape.
 
Traduções complementares
EnglishPortuguese
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (rugged)difícil, acidentado adj
 This is a very hard hike, over rocks and boulders.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (resistant)resistente adj
 Hard detergents are not biodegradable.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inclement)rigoroso, inclemente adj
 It was a hard winter, but they survived.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stern)duro, firme, severo adj
 She gave him a very hard stare.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (vigorous)duro, vigoroso adj
 They put up a long, hard fight.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (bad)mau adj
 We have had some very hard luck.
hard on [sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (severe)severo adj
 He's too hard on his children.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (tough, unemotional)severo, duro adj
 Years of poverty and abuse had made her hard.
 Os anos de pobreza e abuso a tornaram severa (or: dura)
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sharp, distinct) (distinto)duro, acentuado adj
 Her face has hard features.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (photograph: high contrast) (fotografia)nítido adj
 Print the photo using hard paper.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unsentimental)duro adj
 When I started to cry in his office, he just gave me a hard look and asked me to leave.
 Quando eu comecei a chorar no escritório dele, ele só me olhou de forma dura e falou pra eu ir embora.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." colloquial (stingy)mesquinho adj
 He won't lend you any money? That's rather hard.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (currency) (moeda)forte adj
 You'll need hard currency to pay for this.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (alcoholic drinks) (bebida alcoólica)pesado adj
 He only drinks hard liquor, never beer.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (water: with minerals) (com sais minerais)salobro adj
 Water is hard if it leaves deposits in the shower.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (baked goods: crusty) (crosta)duro adj
 This bread has a lovely, hard crust.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (baked goods: stale) (pão velho)duro adj
 Bread will go hard if you leave it uncovered.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." technical (textiles: smooth)grosso adj
 The cloth is made with a hard fibre.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (destructive) (destrutivo)duro adj
 The army made a very hard attack on the enemy town.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (military installation: protected) (protegido)duro adj
 The location of the army's hard missiles is secret.
hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (phonetics) (fonética)duro adj
 You should pronounce this word with a hard "c", not a soft.
be hard on [sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (treat [sb] harshly, sternly)severo adj
 My parents were hard on me when I was growing up.
 Meus pais eram severos comigo na adolescência.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (intently)atentamente adv
 She looked hard at the exam question.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (severely) (severamente)duramente adv
 The teacher looked at him hard, and told him to leave the room.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (excessively)excessivamente, duramente adv
 He always works too hard.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (nautical: to an extreme) (náutico)completamente, totalmente adv
 Go hard aport and make sure everything is alright.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with difficulty)com dificuldade loc adv
 Her victory was all the sweeter for being hard won.
 A vitória dela foi muito melhor porque foi ganha com dificuldade.
hard upon [sth/sb] adv + prep (near, coming up to)quase adv
 It was hard upon nightfall when they arrived.
 Era quase noite quando eles chegaram.
Hard nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (solid beach)margem firme loc sf
Nota: usually capitalized
 You can access the hard during low tide.
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a hard one nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb] difficult)ela é uma pessoa difícil
  ela é uma pessoa ruim
 Mark is a hard one; you never know what he is thinking.
a hard one nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb] cold, severe)ela é uma pessoa difícil
  ela é uma pessoa ruim
 The boss is a hard one; he is very strict.
blow-hard nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (person: boastful)petulante, atrevido sm
 That guy's such a blow-hard! He never stops talking about his achievements.
cold hard cash nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (mercenary attitude) (figurativo - atitude mercenária)vil metal loc sm
 He didn't care about performing a service, all he cared about was the cold hard cash.
cold,
hard cash
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(money, not credit)vil metal loc sm
  dinheiro vivo loc sm
 I'll sell you this bike, but you have to pay me in cold, hard cash.
die-hard nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rigid traditionalist) (tradicionalista rígido)ultraconservador sm
die-hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (rigidly traditionalist) (tradicionalista rígido)ultraconservador adj
drive a hard bargain v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be tough negotiator) (numa negociação)não ceder fácil expres
 The shopkeeper drove a hard bargain, but we eventually agreed on a price for the vase.
fall on hard times,
fall upon hard times
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be in financial difficulties)atravessar um momento difícil expres
 The company fell on hard times and eventually had to close down.
go hard at vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (do [sth] intensely) (informal)dar um duro, fazer grande esforço loc vt
 I started learning Italian a year ago, and I've been going hard at it ever since.
hard and fast,
hard-and-fast
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(rigidly fixed, strictly enforced: rules) (regras: estritas, rígidas)rigoroso, imutável, inflexível adj
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The company has no hard-and-fast dress code, but everyone wears a business suit.
hard as nails adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (tough, durable) (duro, rígido)duro como diamante loc adj
 I can't crack the ice, it is as hard as nails.
hard as nails adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." ([sb]: tough, without sympathy) (pessoa fria, insensível)duro como diamante loc adj
 Don't expect any sympathy from him, he is as hard as nails.
hard blow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (forceful punch or strike) (literal: soco forte)golpe duro loc sm
 Although the jab to the chin dropped him, it was the hard blow to the ribs that did the damage.
hard blow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (emotional setback) (figurativo: queda, derrota emocional)golpe duro, cruel loc sm
 The loss of his job dealt a hard blow to his self-confidence.
hard boiled,
hard-boiled
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
literal (egg: boiled until firm) (ovo: cozido até firmar)duro adj
  (ovo)bem cozido loc adj
 My packed lunch included a hard-boiled egg.
hard boiled,
hard-boiled
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (person: tough) (pessoa: difícil)durão adj
  (inf,)duro na queda loc adj
  difícil sm
 The main character is a hard-boiled private detective.
hard candy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (boiled sweets)bala dura loc sf
  esforçado sm
 My grandmother always kept a dish of hard candies on her coffee table.
hard cider nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (alcoholic apple juice) (bebida preparada com sumo fermentado de maçã)sidra sf
 That tavern serves the best hard cider in the state.
hard copy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (physical copy of data)cópia impressa loc sf
  impresso sm
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective.
 How do I print a hard copy of the data?
hard core nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (those most committed to [sth](os mais comprometidos com algo)aplicados spl
  dedicados spl
 The arduous ascent soon separated the wimps from the hard core.
hard disk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computing: disk-reading hardware) (inform.: hardware de leitura de disco)disco rígido loc sm
  (sigla)HD sigl
hard drive nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disk-reading hardware)disco rígido sm
  (sigla)HD sigl
 Insert the floppy into the hard drive.
 Insira o disquete no disco rígido.
hard fact nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] harsh but true) (fatos que não podem ser contestados)crua realidade loc sf
 The hard fact was that I had failed, and nothing could change that.
hard fought,
hard-fought
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(achieved through great struggle) (alcançado com grande esforço)batalhado adj
  suado adj
  esforçado adj
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adjective before a noun
hard going nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth] difficult or strenuous) (algo difícil ou esforçado)trabalhoso adj
  duro sm
  penoso adj
 The climb was hard going, but the view from the top was magificent.
hard hat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (protective helmet)capacete de proteção loc sf
 Visitors to this building site are required to wear a hard hat at all times.
hard hat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (construction worker)operário da construção civil loc sm
 There was a group of hard hats hanging out at the bar tonight.
hard head nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unsentimental person) (figurativo)cabeça-dura, pragmatista smf
  cabeçudo sm
 He has a hard head on him for someone so young.
hard headed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stubborn, unwilling to take advice) (obstinado)cabeça-dura, cabeçudo, teimoso adj
 He is so hard headed he refused to turn back even when it was obvious we were on the wrong road.
hard headed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unsentimental, without regards for morals) (não sentimental, impassível)de pé no chão adj
  pragmático adh
hard job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult occupation)trabalho difícil, duro loc sm
 Long haul trucking is a hard job.
hard job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult task)tarefa difícil, dura loc sf
 In this recession, we're going to have a hard job persuading the boss to spend money on new computers.
hard landing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (aircraft: descending with heavy impact) (aeronave)aterrissagem forçada loc sf
  pouso violento loc sm
 The pilot misjudged his rate of descent and made a hard landing, which buckled the undercarriage.
hard liquor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spirits, alcoholic drink)bebida destilada, bebida alcoólica loc sf
 The store sells wine and beer but no hard liquor.
hard news nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (information about serious and current events) (Jornalismo)notícia séria e importante loc sf
 This newspaper has a reputation for hard news rather than celebrity gossip.
hard pressed,
hard-pressed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(experiencing difficulty) (experimentando dificuldades)pressionado, apertado adj
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 I was hard pressed to think of a sample sentence that made sense.
hard pressed to do [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (find [sth] difficult to do)pressionado a fazer algo expres
 I would be hard pressed to do that for you.
hard rock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heavy form of popular music)rock pesado loc sm
  heavy metal estrang
  metal sm
 I prefer easy listening and jazz to hard rock.
hard rubber nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vulcanized rubber)borracha vulcanizada loc sf
 The truck's tires were made of hard rubber.
hard stuff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang, figurative (liquor, alcoholic drink) (gíria, bebida alcoólica)bebes, goles sm
 Some people like beer or wine, but others prefer the hard stuff.
hard time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult experience, ordeal) (experiência difícil)momentos difíceis loc sm pl
 They gave me a hard time at the interview.
hard time nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficulty) (dificuldade)momentos difíceis loc sm pl
 We're having a hard time picking a suitable slogan for our next marketing campaign.
hard times nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (financial difficulties) (problemas financeiros)tempos difíceis loc sm pl
 The recession promises more hard times to come for the middle classes.
hard to avoid adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (found or seen everywhere)difícil de evitar loc adj
 Those advertisements are hard to avoid; we see them on any page with Google ads.
hard to find,
hard-to-find
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(rare, elusive) (raro)difícil de encontrar loc adj
Nota: hyphens used when term is an adjective before a noun
 First editions of this book are really hard to find.
hard to find,
hard-to-find
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(difficult to locate) (difícil de localizar)difícil de encontrar loc adj
hard to gauge adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (difficult to measure or judge)difícil de calcular loc adj
  difícil de estimar loc adj
 Because it is hard to gauge the depth of the water, it is dangerous to dive in.
hard to say adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not easy to determine) (difícil de determinar)difícil de dizer, difícil saber loc adj
 It's hard to say who will win this year's World Cup.
hard water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water with high mineral content) (água com alto teor de minerais)água dura loc sf
 If you live in a hard water area you will get lime deposits in your kettle.
hard work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (great effort)trabalho duro loc sm
 We would like to commend you on your hard work for the company over the years.
hard work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth]: requires effort)trabalho árduo, duro loc sm
 Riding a bike uphill is hard work.
hard worker nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who works diligently) (pessoa que trabalha com diligência)bom trabalhador loc sm
hard-boiled egg nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (egg boiled until the yolk is set) (com gema dura)ovo cozido loc sm
 Hard boiled eggs are frequently required for slicing and adding to salad dishes.
hard-copy documents nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (papers) (documentos)cópia impressa loc sf
  (informal)papéis smpl
hard-earned wisdom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knowledge gained through life experience) (adquirido por experiência)sabedoria adquirida loc sf
hard-on nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (erection)ereção sf
  (informal)pau duro loc sm
 He got a hard-on when she came through the door in nothing but high-heels.
hard-wire [sth] into [sb],
hardwire
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative, often passive (inculcate)inculcar vt
hard-wire [sth] v literal (circuit: connect directly) (circuito: conectar diretamente)conectar vt
hard-wire [sth] into [sb],
hardwire
vtr + prep
figurative, often passive (inculcate)inculcar vt
hard-wired adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." literal (directly circuited) (diretamente conectado)conectado (diretamente) adj
hard-wired adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (psychology: innate) (psicologia: inato)inato adj
 Many of our fears are hard-wired, such as fear of the unknown.
hard-wired,
hardwired
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(programmed)programado adj
hard-working,
hard working
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(diligent) (diligente)trabalhador adj
  diligente adj
  esforçado adj
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adjective after a noun
live hard viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (behave recklessly and decadently) (ter comportamento desregrado, decadente)viver alucinadamente loc v int
 Rock stars are known for living hard and dying young.
lose your hard-on v slang (no longer have an erect penis) (perder a ereção)brochar v int
  não subir v int
pretty hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite difficult) (bem difícil)muito difícil loc adj
  complicado adj
 Wow! that test was pretty hard.
pretty hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (severely) (severamente)com muita força loc adv
  arduamente adv
  ferozmente adv
 The car was hit pretty hard in the accident.
pretty hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite firm or solid) (bem firme ou sólido)muito duro loc adj
 That type of wood's pretty hard.
think hard viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (contemplate seriously) (analisar seriamente)esforçar-se para lembrar loc vp
 He had to think hard to remember the exact details of the conversation.
try hard vi + adv informal (make an effort)esforçar-se para loc vp
  fazer um esforço para loc vt
  empenhar-se vp
 Try hard to be on your best behavior at the party.
work hard viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be diligent, apply oneself) (ser diligente, dedicar-se)empenhar vt
  dedicar-se vp
  (informal, literal)trabalhar duro vt
 When studying for exams it is important to work hard.
work hard viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be devoted to one's job) (ser dedicado ao trabalho de alguém)empenhar vt
  dedicar-se vp
  (informal, literal)trabalhar duro vt
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