Is this correct, 'I need to learn hard'? I know it's not easy to be a violinist. I need to learn hard. Thank you!!
Apr 14, 2016 1:45 AM
Answers · 9
"I need to learn hard." is not a good sentence. "I need to practice a lot." would work for this situation since playing violin is an activity. In another situation you might say "I need to study hard." ex; "I have an important test next week, I need to study hard."
April 14, 2016
That sentence doesn't make much sense. I'm not exactly sure what you mean, could you explain a bit more? Maybe you mean to say "I need to study hard." ?
April 14, 2016
Thank you, Bob!!
April 15, 2016
Marco - probably not in this situation as playing the violin is a practical skill. You could say "I have an exam tomorrow so I need to hit the books." Helen - I would use the verb 'study' in your sentence or possibly 'practice' - With practice I would use the adverbial phrase 'a lot' afterwards - "I need to practice a lot."
April 14, 2016
No, when we need to learn, then we must study hard. In the case of a violin, you need to practice hard or practice religiously or diligently. "Learn hard" has no meaning in English. We don't say this.
April 14, 2016
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