give (someone) a hard time


give (someone) a hard time
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • give someone a hard time — informal phrase to be unpleasant to someone, or to criticize them a lot Has Luke been giving you a hard time? Thesaurus: to be cruel or unkind to someonesynonym to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • give (someone) a hard time — 1. to criticize someone and make them feel guilty about something that they have done. I came home late one night last week and she s been giving me a hard time about it ever since. (often + about) 2. to treat someone severely or to cause… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone a hard time — informal to be unpleasant to someone, or to criticize them a lot Has Luke been giving you a hard time? …   English dictionary

  • give smb a hard time — make trouble for someone, tease She was giving her boyfriend a hard time about his new haircut …   Idioms and examples

  • give a hard time — give (someone) a hard time : to criticize or annoy someone They gave him a hard time about quitting the team. • • • Main Entry: ↑hard give (someone) a hard time see ↑hard, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone hell — (informal) 1 when I found out I gave him hell: REPRIMAND SEVERELY, rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide, upbraid, reprove, scold, berate, remonstrate with, reprehend …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a hard time — make trouble for someone, tease She was giving her boyfriend a hard time about his new haircut …   Idioms and examples

  • have a hard time of it — have a hard time (of it) give (someone) a hard time to treat someone severely or to cause difficulties for them. He had a hard time last year. He lost his job and was unemployed for 6 months …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a hard time — (of it) give (someone) a hard time to treat someone severely or to cause difficulties for them. He had a hard time last year. He lost his job and was unemployed for 6 months …   New idioms dictionary

  • hard — hard1 [ hard ] adjective *** ▸ 1 firm & not easy to break ▸ 2 difficult to do ▸ 3 full of problems ▸ 4 strong & not frightened ▸ 5 unkind/cruel ▸ 6 with much physical force ▸ 7 about water ▸ 8 winter/frost: severe ▸ 9 facts, etc.: can be proved ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard */*/*/ — I UK [hɑː(r)d] / US [hɑrd] adjective Word forms hard : adjective hard comparative harder superlative hardest 1) stiff, firm, and not easy to bend or break hard wooden benches The plastic was chosen because it is very hard and durable. 2) a)… …   English dictionary

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