very hard

adjective

Definition of very hard 

of cheese

: suitable chiefly for grating

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Our family and people like us have worked very hard to come up over the years. Time, "Former Trump Aide Apologizes for Racist Remark on Fox and Friends," 25 June 2018 At the same time, one should really work very hard to try to soften the pressure of competition and fear of failure that these kids have. Zoë Madonna, BostonGlobe.com, "Young Boston musicians build a bridge to Leipzig," 12 Apr. 2018 The school worked closely with Chessy’s parents to help her stay and worked very hard to keep Chessy’s identity as confidential as reasonably possible and did so. Chessy Prout With Jenn Abelson, Cosmopolitan, "St. Paul's Survivor Chessy Prout on Being Assaulted by Owen Labrie—and What Came After," 7 Mar. 2018 So launching these cable channels is very, very, very hard. Eric Johnson, Recode, "‘The King of Content’ author Keach Hagey talks with Peter Kafka about Sumner Redstone’s crazy life," 28 June 2018 And Daddy just rested his cooling soda firmly in his lap and, like Mr. Incredible, tried very hard to think of algebra. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "The New Yorker offers up a sex-drenched Incredibles 2 review.," 19 June 2018 Next to Carl is Allie ElHage, who has been trying very hard to light a cigarette in the wind for the last few minutes. Ben Lowy, Smithsonian, "The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Back," 23 May 2018 When Trump Met Stormy Daniels: The Strange Story of Four Wild Days in Tahoe The end result is a movie that I don’t particularly like, but is also very, very hard to hate. Scott Meslow, GQ, "Ready Player One Review: A Thrilling, Empty Ghost of the Better Movies of the Past," 28 Mar. 2018 The last couple of weeks in particular have been very hard. Josh Wigler, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Handmaid's Tale' Enlists Oprah Winfrey for Powerful and Patriotic Cameo," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of very hard

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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