Quick answer
"Work hard" is a phrase which is often translated as "trabajar duro", and "try your best" is a phrase which is often translated as "intenta hacer lo mejor que puedas". Learn more about the difference between "work hard" and "try your best" below.
work hard(
wuhrk
 
hard
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. trabajar duro
You have to work hard to make your dreams come true.Hay que trabajar duro para realizar tus sueños.
b. trabajar mucho
I haven't had time for studying because I have been working hard.No he tenido tiempo para estudiar porque he estado trabajando mucho.
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try your best
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. intenta hacer lo mejor que puedas
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Don't worry about what grade you'll get. Just try your best.No te preocupes por la nota que sacarás. Solo intenta hacer lo mejor que puedas.
b. intente hacer lo mejor que pueda
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Try your best, Mr. Jones.Intente hacer lo mejor que pueda, Sr. Jones.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. intenten hacer lo mejor que puedan (plural)
Try your best, kids.Intenten hacer lo mejor que puedan, niños.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to do the best you can)
a. intentar hacer lo mejor que puedas
All you can do is try your best.Lo único que puedes hacer es intentar hacer lo mejor que puedas.
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