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hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (solid)  (sólido)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." (difficult)  (dificuldade)difícil adj
 That exam was really hard!
 Aquele exame foi muito difícil!
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
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." (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." (forceful)forte, vigoroso adj
 He struck him with a hard blow.
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 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." (harsh towards others)severo, duro adj
 He's a real hard case.
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)  (não sentimental)duro adj
 She has a hard head, which is good in a crisis.
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." (textiles: smooth)  (têxtil)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.
hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (strenuously)  (estrenuamente)duro adv
 She exercises hard to keep in shape.
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." (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." (with impact)  (com impacto)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." (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." (in close proximity)ao lado loc adv
  junto adv
 She was hard upon her opponent when the whistle sounded.
 It was hard upon nightfall when they arrived.
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 nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (solid beach)margem firme loc sf
 You can access the hard during low tide.
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Formas compostas
be hard on [sb] ser duro com alguém
blow hard tagarela
blow-hard nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (boastful person, braggart)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. literal (money, currency, opposed to credit)  (literal -dinheiro em espécie)vil metal 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 negociar duro
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
Note: 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 and fast rule norma estrita
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 at work trabalhador
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 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 or paper copy of [sth])cópia impressa loc sf
  impresso sm
 How do I print a hard copy of the data?
hard currency moeda forte
hard drugs drogas pesadas
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 feelings ressentimento
hard goods bens não perecíveis
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 knocks tempos difíceis
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 life vida dura
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 of hearing meio surdo
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
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 I was hard pressed to think of a sample sentence that made sense.
 He knew he would be hard pressed to finish the job on time.
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 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 sell venda agressiva
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.
 I had a hard time getting over my ex-girlfriend.
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.
 The U.S. auto industry has fallen on hard times.
hard times tempos difíceis
hard to avoid adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ubiquitous, ever-present)  (onipresente, ubíquo)difícil de evitar loc adj
 Those Ebony advertisements are hard to avoid; we see them in any pages with Google ads.
hard to believe difícil de acreditar
hard to please difícil de agradar
hard to understand difícil de entender
hard up pobre
  com dificuldades financeiras
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 and diligence)  (grande esforço)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] that requires great effort)  (informal: algo que exige grande esforço)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.
have a hard time passar maus pedaços
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
strive hard to esforçar-se para conseguir algo
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