Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Difficulty"

The meaning of "Difficulty" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa The difficulty and anger come in those who come to America and do not speak English at all?
A: This is a poorly worded sentence.

People who come to America and do not speak English experience difficulty and anger. That is, they experience difficulty and they feel anger.
Q: O que significa the difficulties that the government still need to address in order to...
A: Pay attention to, or answer. "She addressed the problem" or "the government needs to address this problem"
Q: O que significa "getting over big difficulties in life." 번역좀..?
A: 인생의 큰 어려움을 극복
Q: O que significa you are doubling the difficulty of the game. stop messing with me😱?
A: mean "you are complaining about the hard level of the game, stop anoying me"
Q: O que significa you must not be put out at felling difficulties ?
A: To be "put out" means to be inconvenienced by a person or thing. Felling is not a word. I think the correct word is "feeling". So using the given words, the correct sentence could be, "You must not be put out by difficult feelings." However, it is still is unclear and nobody would say that. I think that the term "difficult feelings" means stress. If so, the sentence should be like this. "Don't allow yourself to be bothered by stress."

Example sentences using "Difficulty"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "Mind you."
I have difficulty understanding this idiom. Could you give an example to me as to how to use this idiom and explain it briefly?.
A: We usually use “mind you” to show differences between two statements. It has a similar meaning to “however” or “but, just to let you know” or “on the other hand.” It helps us make clear to the listener that we don't want our statement to be misunderstood.

He never cleans his room; mind you, I don’t clean mine very often either.
I received compensation for the accident. It took two years, mind you.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com 📝 "difficulty" & "difficulties".
A: 'Difficulty' is used when there is a single thing that is difficult. 'Difficulties' is used when there are several things that are difficulties. However, this is quite complicated in practice as sometimes the difficulties are collected as a set, and then the singular used.

I have a difficulty in swimming as my head bobs up and down instead of staying still.

The main difficulty I have when cycling between cities is navigation. I can manage the distance OK, but get lost quite frequently.

Given that he had six months to learn Russian, he wasn't expecting to have much difficulty mastering it. However, he was wrong, and numerous difficulties in learning grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation meant that he made little progress.

You shouldn't have any difficulties in taking the train as long as you have your ticket and turn up on time.

This is difficult! There are four pages of examples here: (click on 'next' at the top to move to the next page.)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com " have difficulty + ing?

why do I have to put "ing" after that?
ex: I have difficulty in speaking English.

could you please guys give an example or explain how to use it?
A: I have difficulty driving the speed limit.
The reason you add "ing" to the end of the word is to give the sentence both a present and past tense. It means that it is describing something that you have had and are still having difficulty with. On the other hand if you say: I had difficulties speaking English. It takes on a new meaning, that you had an issue in the past that you are no longer facing.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Present perfect: I still have difficulty knowing whether to use Prétérit or it 😩😩.
A: I had to go look up "present perfect" to be sure which tense you're referring to since most native speakers don't really know the correct names of every verb tense, myself included. While doing that, I found this great page that both explains its usage and has several examples. I hope it helps:

Synonyms of "Difficulty" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre The difficulty of the situation made him feel helpless. e The difficulty with the situation made him feel helpless. e The difficulty in the situation made him feel helpless. ?
A: The difficulty of the situation made him feel helpless.

is best

The difficulty with the situation made him feel helpless.

is ok

The third one... no!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I still have difficulty sleeping. e I still have difficulty in sleeping. ?
A: ya casually you can use the first one also
Q: Qual é a diferença entre have difficulties doing e have difficulty doing ?
A: 'Having difficulties doing' means that you are having trouble doing something because you are facing issues unrelated to your competence at doing/completing the task.

'have difficulty doing' means that you are unable to do something as a result of lack of knowledge or ability
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I had difficulty breathing. e I had a difficult breathing. ?
I had difficulty breathing because there was so much smoke in the room.

It was difficult for her to breathe if she didn’t have her inhaler for her asthma.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre difficulty e struggle ?
A: Difficulty is noun, it means how hard to do/achieve something.

E.g.: The difficulty of this task is so high that I couldn't do it by my own.

Difficulty never uses as verb.

Struggle can be used as verb in sentences.

E.g.: I struggle to finish this task by today.

Translations of "Difficulty"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I have some difficulties in communicating with others.
It is getting better than before, but still, not enough.

A: "I have some difficulty communicating with others. It's getting better, but it's still not enough."

**"I have some difficulties in" is OK. It is not wrong. However, this sounds much better: "I have some difficulty"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I have a difficulty in maths. or I have difficulty in maths?
A: "I have difficulty in math(s)". The s at the end is rarely, if at all, used and pronounced in American English, but common outside the US.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? How can I speak without. any difficulty??
A: it's OK I thought you were asking how to say that phrase... anyhow, find someone who speaks the language you are studying and practice conversation with them, watch movies, read books, listen to music even if you don't understand. write down and practice the words that are unfamiliar. Immersion is the best way to become fluent in any language.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "Rained". I have difficulty in saying 'ed' at the end of the words.
A: say it like this, very quickly together, rain-duh.

Other questions about "Difficulty"

Q: I often have difficulty using the verb 'be' in the proper tense when I refer to
a historical figure.

1) Who was the most important person in American history?
2) Who is the most important person in American history?

3) Was King Arthur a historical person?
4) Is King Arthur a historical person?

Would you tell me which sentences sound natural? And why?

Thanks in advance.
A: Between 1 and 2, I would use 2 - it refers to a modern idea of who is the most important person. 1 makes it sound like they were the most important, but aren't anymore. Between 3 and 4, I would use 3 - the past tense sounds more natural because you're referring to someone who is long dead. Even though he has a place in history, using the present tense almost makes it sound like you're referring to a modern day person.
Q: i have a have a difficulty in/with not judging disabled people by their difficulties soa natural?
A: I have difficulty not judging disabled people.

Or to soften the statement a little:
I find it difficult to accept disabled people.
Q: They never flinch from difficulties 他们面对困难永不退缩 soa natural?
A: I don't know if carries the exact nuance but 'They never flinch in the face of adversity' might be a little more natural
Q: Assuming that the difficulty for English speakers to master Japanese is 100, how difficult it is for them to master Spanish, German, and French? soa natural?
A: how difficult is it for them to master Spanish, German or French"
Q: I have a difficulty pronouncing "analyze/analysis/analyst"
A: your analysis sounds like "ananasis", but it's good overall

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