heavy burden

heavy burden
тяжелое бремя

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  • heavy burden — great load, massive weight, weighty responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carry a (heavy) burden — carry a (heavy) load/burden/ phrase to have responsibility for something difficult or unpleasant He carries the heavy burden of leadership. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a difficult situationsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • burden — bur‧den [ˈbɜːdn ǁ ˈbɜːrdn] noun [countable] 1. something that causes people a lot of difficulty or worry: • In less prosperous areas the taxes were, for many, such a burden that they lived in poverty. 2. particular costs such as taxes or interest …   Financial and business terms

  • heavy — I (burdened) adjective benumbing, careworn, clumsy, dejected, depressed with sorrow, dull, dulled, gloomy, languid, leaden, serious, sluggish, somber, stolid, tempestuous, tiresome, torpid, violent, weary associated concepts: heavy burden to… …   Law dictionary

  • burden — I n. 1) to bear, carry, shoulder a burden 2) to impose, place a burden on smb. 3) to alleviate, lighten, relieve a burden 4) to share a burden 5) to distribute a burden equitably 6) a crushing, heavy, onerous burden 7) a financial; tax burden 8)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • burden — noun 1 responsibility/worry ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great, heavy, huge, onerous, significant, substantial, terrible, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • burden — bur|den1 [ bɜrdn ] noun count ** 1. ) usually singular a serious or difficult responsibility that you have to deal with: Unemployment places a heavy burden on the welfare state. burden of: Men say they are willing to share the burden of domestic… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • burden — I UK [ˈbɜː(r)d(ə)n] / US [ˈbɜrd(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms burden : singular burden plural burdens ** 1) a) [usually singular] a serious or difficult responsibility that you have to deal with Unemployment places a heavy burden on the… …   English dictionary

  • heavy — heav|y1 W1S1 [ˈhevi] adj comparative heavier superlative heaviest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(weight)¦ 2¦(amount/degree/severity)¦ 3¦(needing physical effort)¦ 4¦(needing mental effort)¦ 5 heavy going 6 be heavy on something 7 heavy with something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heavy — heav|y1 [ hevi ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with a lot of weight ▸ 2 many things ▸ 3 with physical effort ▸ 4 showing anger ▸ 5 smell: sweet & strong ▸ 6 not attractive ▸ 7 with a lot of force etc. ▸ 8 uncomfortable or tired ▸ 9 very severe ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heavy — I UK [ˈhevɪ] / US adjective Word forms heavy : adjective heavy comparative heavier superlative heaviest *** 1) a heavy object weighs a lot She was struggling with a heavy suitcase. Careful – that box is pretty heavy. You should soon be able to… …   English dictionary


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