very hard


Definition of very hard

of cheese
: suitable chiefly for grating

Examples of very hard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To try to express yourself on that there is very hard. Dave Alsup And Susannah Cullinane, CNN, "Daniel Prude's daughter says her dad was not the animal officers treated him like before he died," 4 Sep. 2020 Now, even as gyms in many states have begun to reopen, exercise equipment—particularly dumbbells and other free weights—continue to be very hard to find. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "There's a dumbbell shortage in the U.S.—here's where you can still buy them," 31 Aug. 2020 This is very hard to do if simply standing or walking brings pain. Kelli Bender,, "Supplement Company Donating Products to Shelters to Help Senior Dogs Get Moving and Adopted," 31 Aug. 2020 After receiving an official stamp of approval from the Environmental Protection Agency for its ability to kill coronavirus germs, Lysol products have been scarce and very hard to find. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, "Here's Where You Can Buy Lysol Wipes and Spray as New Stock Becomes Available Online," 29 Aug. 2020 Some past storms, such as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita that hit in 2005, and Hurricane Harvey, which hit the refinery base in Texas very hard in 2017, resulted in spikes in gasoline and oil prices. Chris Isidore, CNN, "Oil and gas prices: What the one-two tropical storm punch in the Gulf means," 24 Aug. 2020 As in the past, there were protests after the election this month, and, as in the past, Lukashenko has cracked down very, very hard. The Editors, National Review, "Stand with Belarus," 19 Aug. 2020 Our favorite, the MYSBiker Motorcycle Alarm Disc Brake Lock, is compact and simple but very hard to defeat -- exactly what your motorcycle needs. Bob Beacham,, "The best motorcycle alarm," 15 Aug. 2020 There are a handful of companies that were very hard hit by the pandemic and what has happened with consumers. Lucinda Shen, Fortune, "We haven’t even seen the coronavirus’s full impact on consumers, says this VC," 31 July 2020

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First Known Use of very hard

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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17 Sep 2020

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“Very hard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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