be hard
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be hard(
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
1. (to be solid)
a. estar duro
Wait until the chocolates are hard to take them out of the molds.Espera hasta que los chocolates estén duros para sacarlos de los moldes.
2. (to not be soft)
a. estar duro
The ground where I slept was hard, but it least it was even.La tierra donde dormí estaba dura, pero al menos estaba plana.
3. (to be difficult)
a. ser difícil
That test was hard!¡Es examen fue difícil!
b. ser duro
It was hard to move away from my friends and family, but I knew it was an opportunity I couldn't pass up.Fue duro irme lejos de mi familia y mis amigos, pero sabía que se trataba de una oportunidad que no podía dejar pasar.
4. (to be strong)
a. ser duro
Oh yeah? You think you're so hard? I could knock you down with one punch!¿Ah, sí? ¿Te crees ser muy duro? ¡Te podría derribar de un solo golpe.
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