Definition of 'difficult'
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It’s actually not all that difficult to deal with. Smithsonian Mag (2017)These scores are very difficult to get right. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It takes a massive toll on you doing hard and difficult storylines. The Sun (2017)It is clear to us that we have a difficult job. The Sun (2016)Why that is the case is more difficult to understand. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a very difficult problem to address at long range. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is just so difficult to deal with this situation. The Sun (2016)It is very difficult to get in the first team. The Sun (2016)He said it had been a difficult first quarter but there had been some improvement in the second three months in its stores and online. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those who live around the parks complain that the agency is remote and difficult to deal with. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Unless there is a cut the situation will get very difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have some moves that are technically hard and others that are just physically difficult. The Sun (2012)Yet his job is a difficult one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They need to understand how difficult it is to sign players. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To compose a planting scheme is similarly easy or difficult. The Education of a Gardener (1994)Where this leaves them in terms of social status is a problem they find difficult to resolve. Critical Social Research (1990)The first year was difficult as it takes time to get used to people. The Sun (2008)This is a hugely difficult group to deal with. The Sun (2006)The physical scars healed but mentally it was more difficult to get over what happened. The Sun (2008)If it is very hard it is difficult to know which tools to recommend for all this. Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)We did a tough job in difficult circumstances to the best of our abilities. The Sun (2010)They made what might have been a difficult transition an easy one. Christianity Today (2000)What really makes this and similar problems difficult is its cultural component. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)It makes them a really difficult first game. The Sun (2015)The news leak could make a deal difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It can be quite difficult to get in and out at times. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That makes life more difficult and the job harder. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Quite how the ref made such a howler was difficult to understand. The Sun (2009)The explanation can be as easy or difficult as anybody chooses to make it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'difficult'
British English: difficult /ˈdɪfɪklt/ ADJECTIVE
If something is difficult, it is not easy to do or to understand.
The homework was too difficult for us.
- American English: difficult
- Arabic: صَعْب
- Brazilian Portuguese: difícil
- Chinese: 困难的
- Croatian: težak
- Czech: obtížný
- Danish: svær
- Dutch: moeilijk
- European Spanish: difícil
- Finnish: vaikea
- French: difficile
- German: schwierig
- Greek: δύσκολος
- Italian: difficile
- Japanese: 困難な
- Korean: 어려운
- Norwegian: vanskelig
- Polish: trudny
- European Portuguese: difícil
- Romanian: dificil
- Russian: трудный
- Spanish: difícil
- Swedish: svår
- Thai: ยาก
- Turkish: güç zor
- Ukrainian: важкий
- Vietnamese: khó khăn
Definition of difficult from the Collins English Dictionary
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