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difficile in English:

1. difficult difficult


It's too difficult.
It may seem like a minor thing to you, but for a lot of people this is really difficult to do.
Last night was very hot and muggy and it was difficult to sleep.
After a certain point, everything became a little more difficult.
It is difficult to love somebody when it's not clear whether or not the other person loves you the same way.
A good password should be difficult to guess, but easy to remember.
I agree with the ban in principle, but in practice it will be extremely difficult.
Anyway, I'm glad you were able to broach this difficult subject.
It's not as difficult to find a native speaker to help you with your language studies as it used to be.
Getting food to Fort Sumter would be a very difficult job.
A person who makes an easy matter sound difficult does not seem to be so smart.
Cutting a cake into equal pieces is rather difficult.
We're studying chemistry. Our lessons aren't difficult.
He just naturally avoids everything that is intense, difficult or strenuous.
In legal documents, difficult words and phrases are often used.

English word "difficile"(difficult) occurs in sets:

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2. hard hard


Study hard.
A pick is a long handled tool used for breaking up hard ground surfaces.
The hard rain spoiled our hike through the woods.
Mary has a bad back. It's hard for her to lift things.
I'm sure it wouldn't be too hard to find another place to live.
He's somewhat hard of hearing, so please speak louder.
It is hard for an old man to change his way of thinking.
His success is attributed more to hard work than to genius.
Whether you succeed or not depends on how hard you study.
A chance to do as we please, especially to do as little hard work as possible, is a secret desire of almost everybody.
Please don't boil the eggs so hard.
Many people in these parts have fallen on hard times.
Just staying alive in these times is hard enough.
My heart is pounding so hard it feels like it's going to explode.
The reason for your failure is that you did not try hard enough.

English word "difficile"(hard) occurs in sets:

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3. tough tough


You're tough.
He won't be easily discouraged, because he's a tough guy.
He seems like a softy on the surface, but at the core he's got an iron will that makes him an extremely tough negotiator.
The heart itself is nothing more nor less than a large, tough, leather-like muscle.
It must be nice having someone who sticks around even when times get tough.
1. A customs officer was asking him lots of tough questions. / 2. Tough luck!
Whoo! Today's practice is tough - much harder than usual.
After having spent so much money on Christmas gifts, she found herself in a tough spot.
You should invest a little bit of your income into your career in these tough economic times.
No sooner had we finished working on one tough problem than the president sent us yet another straight from the top.
I'm sure it's tough taking part in the activities of two clubs, but good luck!
Work on the boat is tough but I can't see myself in any other profession.
The surgeon remarked that his patient was tough and that he should make a full recovery with no aftereffects.
It was a tough job. They asked some tough questions. Recently she’s had a tough time. It’s tough being married to a cop.
Earth we're finding that life in very primitive form exists in the most extreme environments, these are the so called 'extremophiles' that exist at the bottom of the oceans... So life is much, much tougher.

English word "difficile"(tough) occurs in sets:

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4. arduous arduous


arduous journey/task
The first part of this book is the story of my own arduous journey of learning how to trust what I knew and what I did not know about healing.
All three of them had put in an arduous day.
Let us hope that the arduous process of ratifying this Treaty has finally come to an end.
After hours of arduous climbing, he finally reached the top of the mountain.
That was the years of arduous work in the mine.
His successors will face the arduous task of fleshing out the content of this “pivot.”
This is an arduous task!

English word "difficile"(arduous) occurs in sets:

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