hard to believe

hard to believe
not easy to believe, difficult to believe

It's hard to believe that you're a grandfather. You look so young.

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  • hard to believe — difficult to believe or imagine …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • hard — 1 adjective FIRM TO TOUCH 1 firm and stiff, and difficult to press down, break, or cut: Diamond is the hardest substance known to man. | The plums are much too hard to be eaten now. | The chairs in the waiting room felt hard and uncomfortable.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • believe — be|lieve W1S1 [bıˈli:v] v [: Old English; Origin: belefan, from lyfan, lefan to allow, believe ] 1.) [T not in progressive] to be sure that something is true or that someone is telling the truth ▪ You shouldn t believe everything you read. ▪ I… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • believe — be|lieve [ bı liv ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to think that a fact is true: Astronomers knew the Earth was round, but few people believed it. believe (that): I don t believe that she s ever been to Hong Kong. be widely/generally believed (=be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • believe */*/*/ — UK [bɪˈliːv] / US [bɪˈlɪv] verb Word forms believe : present tense I/you/we/they believe he/she/it believes present participle believing past tense believed past participle believed 1) a) [transitive] to think that a fact is true Astronomers knew …   English dictionary

  • believe — [[t]bɪli͟ːv[/t]] ♦ believes, believing, believed 1) VERB If you believe that something is true, you think that it is true, but you are not sure. [FORMAL] [V that] Experts believe that the coming drought will be extensive... [V that] I believe you …   English dictionary

  • hard — hard1 W1S1 [ha:d US ha:rd] adj comparative harder superlative hardest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(firm to touch)¦ 2¦(difficult)¦ 3¦(work/effort)¦ 4¦(full of problems)¦ 5 be hard on somebody 6 be hard on something 7 do something the hard way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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