What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 2difficult to do
Some of the questions were very hard.find something hard:
I found the English exam quite hard.hard for someone to do something:
It is hard for young people to get jobs in this area.hard to do something:
It's hard to explain why I love this place so much.hard to believe:
I find it hard to believe that we're leaving England for good.
as hard as nailsinformal
be hard on somethinginformal
do something the hard way
do the hard yards
or put in the hard yards
give someone a hard timeinformal
hard at itinformal
hard at work
the hard stuffinformal
hard to take/swallow
learn the hard way
no hard feelingsspoken
take a hard line