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adverb hard pronunciation in American English /hɑrd/
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comparativeharder
superlativehardest
  1. 1
    using a lot of effort

    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.

    1. a.
      using a great deal of force

      She pressed her face hard against the glass.

      You need to push harder.

      I didn’t mean to hit him so hard.

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