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The Chinese team have worked very hard to get this far in the competition.
Our people fought hard to gain independence.
I was trying very hard to remember her name.
Small businesses in particular were hard hit by the recession.
I think the Republicans will be hard pressed to gain support.
This is the American English definition of hard. View British English definition of hard.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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