- adj.困难的; 难做的; 难解的; 不易相处的;
The identification of the crash victims was a long and difficult task.
The process of adjustment to life in another country can be very difficult.
It's very difficult to treat genetic diseases.
It is difficult to relate his argument to the facts.
Established practices are difficult to modify.
It's difficult to avoid stepping on her sensitive feelings.
The files are difficult for you to get at.
It's not difficult to score off Jim in an argument.
Why does he always drop on me to answer the most difficult questions?
It is often difficult to get animals to mate in captivity.
It was difficult to tell his exact age.
There is a difficult time ahead, but we'll rub through somehow.
Once you're stuck in deep snow, it's difficult to lever yourself out.
This is as difficult a problem as you are likely to meet.
Some people find it difficult to discern blue from green.
It was more difficult to make our way up the mountain in pitch darkness.
He didn't purposely make things difficult for you.
He looked so funny that I found it difficult to keep my countenance.
Though it may be possible to measure the value of material goods in terms of money, it is extremely difficult to estimate the true value of the services which people perform for us.
As a result of collective effort, the difficult situation changed into a favourable one.
When she first came to this pastoral area, she found life here a bit difficult to get used to.
It's difficult to please everybody.
This is a very difficult case.
This mathematics problem is extremely difficult.
She's frequently difficult [ at odds ] with me.
It's difficult to ascertain the coal deposits.
The terrain is strategically situated and difficult of access.
The passage is too difficult and doesn't lend itself to reading aloud.
I once saw someone do it. It's not very difficult.
is something few can accomplishneeds some practice firstrequires a lot of patienceis a challenge at the beginningThey find it even more difficult.
Viewing the past in high definition can make it very difficult to get over pain and regret.
There is lots of snow around, and the ground freezes, which can make life difficult for animals.
The most difficult step in programming values will be deciding exactly what we believe is moral, and how to create a set of ethical rules.
It is really difficult to tell if assisted living is better than a nursing home.
We validated these expectations in a study in which two other psychologists and I monitored 373 students for two years during the transition to junior high school, when the work gets more difficult and the grading -102- more strict, to determine how their mind-sets might affect their math grades.
Tips make it more difficult to please customers.
Reducing food intake is not that difficult if people go to McDonald's more.
No matter how the math works out, you persistently view restaurants with voluntary tipping systems as being a better value, which makes it extremely difficult for restaurants and bars to do away with the tipping system.
It is difficult to crack SimpliSafe as its system keeps changing.
In the author's experiment, students with a growth mind-set showed greater perseverance in solving difficult math problems.
But as the work became more difficult, the students with a growth mind-set showed greater persistence.
The more difficult a child's life circumstances, the more important it is for that child to find joy in his or her classroom.
It will not be difficult to make learning a source of joy if educators change their way of thinking.
Earning money is getting more difficult.
Large companies have a difficult time switching into new markets because there is a temptation to put existing assets into the new businesses.
That means making some difficult decisions with elderly patients, and going against the misguided belief that when it comes to health care, more is always better.
Today, given the job losses of the past year, fewer unhappy couples will risk starting separate households, Furthermore, the housing market meltdown will make it more difficult for them to finance their separations by selling their homes.
However, the British don't have a history of exporting their foodstuffs, which makes it difficult for restaurants in Hong Kong to source authentic ingredients.
In wider and more difficult areas of life, there is evidence to indicate that natural surroundings improve all kinds of things.
It is something difficult to get used to.
That part of Brazil is very dry and farming is often difficult there.
She found it difficult to secure a job in her own country
When asked which activity would be the most difficult to give up for a week, 48% said listening to music.
TV would be difficult to give up for 25% of those surveyed
What activity do teenagers find the most difficult to give up for a week?
The difficult situation finally changed when Aaron moved recently.
Durable friendships can be very difficult to maintain
The earlier neglect of saving, however, makes it difficult not to work when you are older.
The challenge is if certain types of people are doing something, it's difficult for other people to break into it, said Po-Shen Loh, the head coach of last year's winning U.S.Math Olympiad team.
Historically, scientists have objected to sharing for many reasons: it is a lot of work; until recently, good databases did not exist; grant funders were not pushing for sharing; it has been difficult to agree on standards for formatting data; and there is no agreed way to assign credit for data.
2% in November and December at stores open more than a year, a disappointing holiday season performance that capped a difficult year for a department store chain facing wideranging challenges.
In the past, health experts warned us that the day would come in which it would become very difficult to provide medical care for even common problems such as lung infection or severe sour throat.
We are very proud of our accomplishments under the Greenlist system and we believe that we will prevail in these cases, Christopher Beard, director of public affairs for SC Johnson, said, while acknowledging that this has been an area that is difficult to navigate.
Mr.Wilhelm said the excess of labels made it difficult for businesses and consumers to know which labels they should pay attention to.
It is difficult to find solid evidence to prove environmental friendliness generates more profits than exploiting the natural environment.
Whatever your talents, it is extraordinarily difficult to get a leading job in most fields without having been to university.
Many large institutions keep this kind of data secret—or at least make it incredibly difficult to find.
It is actually quite difficult to find reliable statistics on the issue for many schools.
Jack White, the former front man of the White Stripes and an influential figure among fellow musicians, likes to make things difficult for himself.
Why would anyone make their work more difficult than it already is
The internet makes information billionaires out of all of us, and the architects of our online experiences are catching on to the need to make things creatively difficult
It should be difficult enough but still within their reach
That makes finding a solution all the more difficult.
We will find it difficult to meet our deadlines.
Expanding the three-year option may be difficult, but it may be less difficult than asking Congress for additional financial help, asking legislators for more state support, or asking students even higher tuition payments.
For many, it's surprisingly difficult.
they are generally difficult to manage
It's difficult to estimate the number of youngsters involved in home schooling where children are not sent to school and receive their formal education from one or both parents.
Even so, publication was difficult
It is a disease very difficult to diagnose.
The man is capable of dealing with difficult people.
But the requirements of either of the Acts may be difficult to meet.
Their requirements may be difficult to meet
And I always started the day's work with the difficult task of essay-writing.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Berlin has been the easiest while the most difficult was the Czech town of Pilsen.
2019年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文
Buying, storing, and cooking fish isn't difficult.
2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Exercise energizes you, so it is more difficult to relax and have a peaceful sleep when you are very excited.
2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
For all the feelings readers attach to stories, literature is a numbers game, and the test of time is extremely difficult to pass.
2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
For many who made it to Dawson, however, the rewards were worth the difficult trip.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
In the former case, we keep putting off a task because it has either too boring or too difficult.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
In wind and rain she started on her difficult way.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（10月） 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
It is difficult to sell services to poor people.
2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项
It is difficult to figure out a global population of polar bears as much of the range has been poorly studied; however, biologists calculate that there are about 20, 000-25, 000 polar bears worldwide.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 语法填空 原文
It made school difficult for me.
2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
It was a lot more difficult than we had expected, but we persevered and made it.
2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文
It was difficult for Cathy to accept that she wasn't a winner - ever.
2016年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文
It would be difficult for developed countries to maintain the of population.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 题设
Lead poisonous has proved more difficult to deal with.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Many bad habits can be especially difficult to cure because they are likely to have been formed at a very young age.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 句子填空 原文
Performance fatigue is more difficult to handle.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Prevention is key, scientists says because once ecosystems pass their tipping point, it is remarkably difficult for them to return.
2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
She learned to appreciate some parts of the difficult books.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Some immigrant advocates worry that as hard financial times make it more difficult for natives to keep jobs, such measures will become more a vehicle for intolerance than integration.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Some researchers argue that we can seal the machines inside a kind of firewall, using them to answer difficult questions.
2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
The solution is obvious though perhaps not easy to apply: always handle the most difficult job first.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
They reached the top successfully, but on their way back conditions were very difficult.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文
Traffic has always been difficult these days.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 听力 原文
You won't find paper cutting difficult as long as you keep practicing it.
2015年高考英语北京卷 单项填空 原文
It is difficult to the point of impossibility for the average reader under the age of forty to imagine a time when high-quality arts criticism could be found in most big-city newspapers.
And, unless banks carry toxic assets at prices that attract buyers, reviving the banking system will be difficult.
But most find it difficult to agree on what a “general education” should look like.
Even so, these are wealthy families who party with the international 1%, and media intrusiveness makes it increasingly difficult to maintain the right image.
But unlike their absolutist counterparts in the Gulf and Asia, most royal families have survived because they allow voters to avoid the difficult search for a non-controversial but respected public figure.
Although mental health is the cure-all for living our lives,it is perfectly ordinary as you will see that it has been there to direct you through all your difficult decisions.
1. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure;
"a difficult task"
"nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"
"a difficult child"
"found himself in a difficult situation"
"why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
2. requiring much effort and trouble;
"the mountain climb was long, steep, and difficult"
diffluence 分流, 溶解