an uphill task

трудная задача

Англо-русский словарь по психоаналитике. 2013.

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  • uphill — adv., adj., & n. adv. in an ascending direction up a hill, slope, etc. adj. 1 sloping up; ascending. 2 arduous, difficult (an uphill task). n. an upward slope …   Useful english dictionary

  • uphill — UK [ˈʌphɪl] / US adjective 1) towards the top of a slope or a hill a steep uphill climb 2) difficult to do or to achieve uphill battle/struggle/task etc: The Opposition face an uphill struggle to win back voters. Derived word: uphill UK [ˌʌpˈhɪl] …   English dictionary

  • uphill — up|hill1 [ˌʌpˈhıl] adj 1.) towards the top of a hill ≠ ↑downhill ▪ an uphill climb 2.) an uphill struggle/battle/task etc something that is very difficult to do and needs a lot of effort and determination uphill 2 uphill2 adv towards the top of a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • uphill — up|hill [ ,ʌp hıl ] adjective 1. ) toward the top of a slope or hill: a steep uphill climb 2. ) difficult to do or achieve: uphill battle/struggle/task etc.: Democrats face an uphill struggle to win back voters in the south. ╾ up|hill adverb: The …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • task — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ awesome, challenging, daunting, enormous, formidable, great, Herculean, huge, mammoth (esp. BrE), massive …   Collocations dictionary

  • task — I UK [tɑːsk] / US [tæsk] noun [countable] Word forms task : singular task plural tasks *** something that you have to do, often something that is difficult or unpleasant My first real task was to prepare for the meeting. routine/daily tasks… …   English dictionary

  • uphill — adverb /ʌpˈhɪl / (say up hil) 1. up, or as if up, the slope of a hill; upwards. –adjective /ˈʌphɪl / (say uphil) 2. going or tending upwards on or as on a hill. 3. at a high place or point. 4. laboriously fatiguing or difficult. –noun /ˈʌphɪl /… …   Australian English dictionary

  • uphill — adj. Uphill is used with these nouns: ↑battle, ↑climb, ↑fight, ↑finish, ↑gradient, ↑slope, ↑struggle, ↑task …   Collocations dictionary

  • task — n 1. duty, job, chore, odd job, work, devoir; assignment, lesson, exercise, homework; commission, mission, engagement, errand, quest. 2. labor, toil, drudgery, work, strain; difficulty, travail, tribulation, trial, passion; sweat, fag, grind,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • uphill battle — something that is a challenge, difficult task …   English contemporary dictionary

  • List of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War characters — This is a list of characters in Relic s Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War series of video games. Contents 1 Space Marines 1.1 Chapter Master Gabriel Angelos 1.2 Librarian Isador Akios 1.3 …   Wikipedia


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