Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

жесткий in English:

1. rigid

rigidly defining
Even though daytime processing typically operates on small batches and lacks rigid processing windows, develop your type of daytime batch processing as a custom work queue
/stiff/ A working day schedule that is not rigid
Laws, rules, or systems that are rigid cannot be changed or varied, and are therefore considered to be rather severe.
‘Her mind was completely void of emotions and her body was rigid
I was rigid with (= stiff and unable to move because of) fear.
Rigid wheels give sufficient stability to a low-speed vehicle steered by outside forces.
We were disappointed that they insisted on such a rigid interpretation of the rules.
Our education system in Europe tends to be competitive and rigid.
We are at the end of the planning period and so the budget is particularly rigid.
The tectonic plates are rigid segments that move in relation to one another at one of three typer of plate boundaries.
For a while he tried to get along with social services, but they were too rigid.
Creativity and innovation are no longer restricted to rigid institutional schemes.
The school has rigid rules against using mobile phones in the classroom.
In this picture you look very rigid. You should have at least smile.

2. hard

Study hard.
A pick is a long handled tool used for breaking up hard ground surfaces.
The hard rain spoiled our hike through the woods.
Mary has a bad back. It's hard for her to lift things.
I'm sure it wouldn't be too hard to find another place to live.
He's somewhat hard of hearing, so please speak louder.
It is hard for an old man to change his way of thinking.
His success is attributed more to hard work than to genius.
Whether you succeed or not depends on how hard you study.
A chance to do as we please, especially to do as little hard work as possible, is a secret desire of almost everybody.
Please don't boil the eggs so hard.
Many people in these parts have fallen on hard times.
Just staying alive in these times is hard enough.
My heart is pounding so hard it feels like it's going to explode.
The reason for your failure is that you did not try hard enough.

3. tough

You're tough.
He won't be easily discouraged, because he's a tough guy.
He seems like a softy on the surface, but at the core he's got an iron will that makes him an extremely tough negotiator.
The heart itself is nothing more nor less than a large, tough, leather-like muscle.
It must be nice having someone who sticks around even when times get tough.
1. A customs officer was asking him lots of tough questions. / 2. Tough luck!
Whoo! Today's practice is tough - much harder than usual.
After having spent so much money on Christmas gifts, she found herself in a tough spot.
You should invest a little bit of your income into your career in these tough economic times.
No sooner had we finished working on one tough problem than the president sent us yet another straight from the top.
I'm sure it's tough taking part in the activities of two clubs, but good luck!
Work on the boat is tough but I can't see myself in any other profession.
The surgeon remarked that his patient was tough and that he should make a full recovery with no aftereffects.
It was a tough job. They asked some tough questions. Recently she’s had a tough time. It’s tough being married to a cop.
Earth we're finding that life in very primitive form exists in the most extreme environments, these are the so called 'extremophiles' that exist at the bottom of the oceans... So life is much, much tougher.

English word "жесткий"(tough) occurs in sets:

lesson12 Food Describing food part8