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DEMANDING   (物事が)きつい、(人が)要求が多い


  • Something or someone is demanding if they require a lot of time, energy, skill, etc.
  • demanding とは、物事や人が多くの時間や労力、技能などを要求する、つまり、きつい、要求が多い、という意味です。



  1. Police work is both physically and mentally demanding.
  2. I didn't realize how demanding the MBA program would be. I had to study 6 to 8 hours a day just to keep up!
  3. Simultaneous interpretation can be an extremely demanding and stressful job.
  4. With such a demanding schedule, you must have very little time for yourself.
  5. (talking about his supervisor)
    Yes, she can be quite demanding, but it's only because her standards are so high.

英会話レッスンBerlitz WordMaster@Work - demand nothing less!