difficulty

difficulty(
dih
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fih
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kuhl
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ti
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (hardness)
a. la dificultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We had considerable difficulty in organizing the ceremony.Tuvimos considerable dificultad para organizar la ceremonia.
2. (obstacle)
a. la dificultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you encounter any difficulties, let me know and I'll help you.Si te topas con alguna dificultad, avísame y te ayudaré.
b. el problema
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The difficulty lies in the fact that the hiring process is too slow.El problema radica en el hecho de que el proceso de reclutamiento es demasiado lento.
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difficulty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (trouble)
a. la dificultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to have difficulty in doing somethingtener dificultad en hacer algo
to be in difficulty or difficultiesestar en dificultades
with difficultycon dificultad
2. (obstacle, problem)
a. el dificultad f, problema
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to make difficulties (for somebody)crear dificultades (a alguien)
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difficulty [ˈdɪfɪkəltɪ]
noun
1 (hardness) dificultad (f)
to have difficulty (in) doing sth tener dificultades para hacer algo; resultarle difícil a algn hacer algo
he has difficulty (in) walking tiene dificultades para andar; le resulta difícil andar
I had no difficulty finding the house no tuve problemas para encontrar la casa; no me resultó difícil encontrar la casa
with difficulty con dificultad
with great difficulty con gran dificultad; with the greatest difficulty a duras penas
2 (problem) problema (m); dificultad (f)
I can see no difficulty in what you suggest
to get into difficulty or difficulties [+person] (gen) meterse en problemas or apuros; (while swimming) empezar a tener problemas; [+ship] empezar a peligrar
to have difficulties with sth tener problemas con algo
to be in difficulties or difficulty estar teniendo problemas
they are in financial difficulties tienen problemas económicos; están pasando dificultades económicas
to make difficulties for sb crear problemas a algn
without [meeting] any difficulties
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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