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 Meanings and Examples of HARD
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hard
 a.  not easy to bend, cut, or break
 a.  difficult to understand, do, experience, or deal with
 a.  not pleasant or gentle
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Tutors also have rather a hard time of it there, as I know to my sorrow.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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2  And Mr. Brooke looked so contented and cheerful that Meg was ashamed to lament her hard lot.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  It seems so long to wait, so hard to do.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  Do your best at college, and when he sees that you try to please him, I'm sure he won't be hard on you or unjust to you.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  "You don't have half such a hard time as I do," said Jo.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  It's hard enough to have you change all of a sudden.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  That was the hard minute, but the girls stood it well.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  Jo helps me with the sewing, and insists on doing all sorts of hard jobs.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  She tries very hard, and I know you will be pleased with her improvement when you come.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  Laurie and I are both so proud, it's hard to beg pardon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  "If life is often as hard as this, I don't see how we ever shall get through it," added her sister despondently.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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12  While these things were happening at home, Amy was having hard times at Aunt March's.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  There are a good many hard times in this life of ours, but we can always bear them if we ask help in the right way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  "I think it's been a pretty hard one," observed Amy, watching the light shine on her ring with thoughtful eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  "You can't know how hard it is for me to give up Meg," she continued with a little quiver in her voice.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She pinched my arm hard, and it still hurts.
17  It's easy to fall into a trap, but hard to get out again.
18  Jeremy's passive attitude was hard to fathom.
19  Rob found Cathy's attitude hard to stomach.
20  The speaker tried hard to impress the audience but left them cold.
21  There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
22  She found it hard to achieve a/reach climax.
23  You will have to work hard to achieve your aim.
24  She slapped him hard across the face.
25  An icy wind blew hard across the open spaces.
26  Fortune is easily found, but hard to be kept.
27  The stone is hard to the touch.
28  We've got a tough programme, hard work right through to the summer.
29  The team has been training hard in preparation for the big game.
30  Their bodies were hard and muscular after much training.