hard adj.

1 solid/stiff

VERBS be, feel, look, seem The chairs felt hard and uncomfortable. | become, go Don't leave the cake uncovered or the icing will go hard. | stay

ADV. extremely, very | a bit, fairly, quite, rather

PHRASES rock hard The toffee was rock hard.

2 difficult

VERBS be, look, seem | become, get Life got very hard. | make sth If you tell the children the answers, it only makes it harder for them to do the work on their own. | find sth I found the exam quite hard.

ADV. extremely, really, very | a bit, fairly, pretty, quite, rather