DSE有機會要你分享吓一次困難嘅經歷,或者問你點樣克服困難,考生需要不斷重覆「困難」呢個字。避免下下都用 Difficult/ Hard/ Tough 去形容,有咩英文詞彙可以代替呢?


1. Arduous


It’s an arduous task and may cost a lot. Are you sure to continue working on it?



2. Onerous


He has decided to resign. It’s an onerous job to persuade him to stay at the company.



3. Knotty


Being an accountant, there is always a knotty problem that the trial balance is unequal.



4. Grueling


Competing against the world champion is definitely challenging. Still, he managed to win a victory after three grueling sets.



5. Hard going


Although this book is recommended to ages 12 to 14, it is hard going for adults to read.

雖然這本書推薦給 12 到 14 歲的孩子,但成年人仍然覺得難以閱讀。


6. Pain in the neck


Interviewing 30 candidates within a day will be a pain in the neck. Is it possible to reschedule some interviews to another day?

一天之內面試 30 名申請人實在很困難,有可能重新安排某些面試到另一天嗎?