hard-nosed

英 ['hɑ:dnəuzd] 美
  • adj. 顽固的;精明的;讲究实际的;嗅觉不好的
  • n. 重视实际的人
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hard-nosed (adj.)
"stubborn," 1927, from hard (adj.) + nose (n.). Earlier of bullets or shells with hard tips, and of dogs that had difficulty following a scent. Not in common use before 1950s, when it begins to be applied to tough or relentless characters generally (Damon Runyon characters, U.S. Marines, Princeton professors, etc.). Soft-nosed seems to have been used only of bullets.
1. When life gets hard and you want to give up, remember that life is full of ups and downs, and without the downs, the ups would mean nothing.
当生活很艰难,你想要放弃的时候,请记住,生活充满了起起落落,如果没有低谷,那站在高处也失去了意义。

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2. Talent, hard work and sheer tenacity are all crucial to career success.
事业要成功,才能、勤奋和顽强的意志都至关重要。

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3. The federal government hiked the tax on hard liquor.
联邦政府提高了烈性酒的税率。

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4. People are having to think hard about their holiday plans.
人们现在得仔细地琢磨自己的度假计划。

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5. Many parents find it hard to discourage bad behaviour.
很多父母觉得要孩子循规蹈矩是件很难的事情。

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