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toughest is tough's Superlative

tough

US [tʌf]
UK [tʌf]
  • n.恶棍;暴徒;粗暴的人;无赖
  • adj.嚼不动的(肉等);强健的;〈口〉强硬的(政策等);坚强的;艰苦的;艰难的;棘手的;严厉的
  • v.〈美俚〉忍耐困难;〈美俚〉忍耐困难
  • Web严格;最强大的敌人;最具挑战性的
Comparative Degree:tougher  Superlative:toughest  Plural Form:toughs  
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adj.
困难difficult
1.
艰苦的;艰难的;棘手的having or causing problems or difficulties
a tough childhood
苦难的童年
It was a tough decision to make.
那是个很难作的决定。
She's been having a tough time of it(= a lot of problems) lately.
她最近的日子一直很难熬。
He faces the toughest test of his leadership so far.
他面临迄今为止对自己的领导工作最严峻的考验。
It can be tough trying to juggle a career and a family.
要事业家庭两不误,有时会很艰难。
严格;坚定strict/firm
2.
严厉的;强硬的;无情的demanding that particular rules be obeyed and showing a lack of sympathy for any problems or suffering that this may cause
Don't be too tough on him─he was only trying to help.
别对他要求过高,他只是想帮忙。
It's about time teachers started to get tough with bullies.
现在教师要对横行霸道的学生开始采取严厉措施了。
The school takes a tough line on(= punishes severely) cheating.
学校对作弊行为的惩罚很严厉。
强壮strong
3.
坚强的;健壮的;能吃苦耐劳的;坚韧不拔的strong enough to deal successfully with difficult conditions or situations
a tough breed of cattle
耐劣等饲养条件的牛种
He's not tough enough for a career in sales.
他干推销这一行缺少足够的韧劲。
She's a tough cookie/customer(= sb who knows what they want and is not easily influenced by other people) .
她是个有主见的人。
4.
彪悍的;粗暴的;粗野的physically strong and likely to be violent
You think you're so tough, don't you?
你以为自己够厉害的,是不是?
He plays the tough guy in the movie.
他在电影中扮演硬汉。
meat
5.
难切开的;嚼不烂的;老的difficult to cut or chew
不易损坏not easily damaged
6.
坚固的;不易切开(或打破、撕破等)的not easily cut, broken, torn, etc.
a tough pair of shoes
一双结实的鞋子
The reptile's skin is tough and scaly.
这种爬行动物的皮肤坚韧并带有鳞片。
不幸unfortunate
7.
(informal)
~ (on sb)
不幸的;倒霉的unfortunate for sb in a way that seems unfair
It was tough on her being dropped from the team like that.
她就这样被队里刷了下来,真是倒霉。
‘I can't get it finished in time.’ ‘Tough!(= I don't feel sorry about it.) ’
“我无法按时完成。”“活该倒霉!”
IDM
(as) tough as old boots|(as) tough as nails
很强壮;坚韧不拔;雷打不动very strong and able to deal successfully with difficult conditions or situations
铁石心肠;不为所动not feeling or showing any emotion
‘I failed by one point.’ ‘That's tough luck.’
“我差一分没及格。”“运气真不好。”
‘If you take the car, I won't be able to go out.’ ‘Tough luck!’
“如果你把车开走,我就出不去了。”“该你倒霉!”
tough luck
(表示同情)真不幸,真不走运used to show sympathy for sth unfortunate that has happened to sb
‘I failed by one point.’ ‘That's tough luck.’
“我差一分没及格。”“运气真不好。”
(表示并不同情)该你倒霉used to show that you do not feel sorry for sb who has a problem
‘If you take the car, I won't be able to go out.’ ‘Tough luck!’
“如果你把车开走,我就出不去了。”“该你倒霉!”
n.
1.
(informal)
粗暴的人;暴徒;恶棍a person who regularly uses violence against other people
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