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burden

US [ˈbɜrd(ə)n]
UK [ˈbɜː(r)d(ə)n]
  • n.负担;重担;重负
  • v.负重;(使)担负(沉重或艰难的任务、职责等)
  • Web负荷;担子;装载量
Plural Form:burdens  Present Participle:burdening  Past Tense:burdened  
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n.
1.
the ~ (of sth).a ~ (on/to sb)
(义务、责任等的)重担,负担a duty, responsibility, etc. that causes worry, difficulty or hard work
to bear/carry/ease/reduce/share the burden
承受╱担负╱减轻╱减少╱分担重担
The main burden of caring for old people falls on the state.
国家担负起了照料老人的大部分责任。
the heavy tax burden on working people
加在劳动者头上的重税
I don't want to become a burden to my children when I'm old.
我不想在年老的时候成为孩子们的累赘。
2.
重担;重负a heavy load that is difficult to carry
v.
1.
~ sb/yourself (with sth)
(使)担负(沉重或艰难的任务、职责等)to give sb a duty, responsibility, etc. that causes worry, difficulty or hard work
They have burdened themselves with a high mortgage.
他们负担了一笔很高的按揭借款。
I don't want to burden you with my worries.
我不想让你为我的烦恼操心。
to be burdened by high taxation
不堪重税负荷
2.
负重to be carrying sth heavy
She got off the bus, burdened with two heavy suitcases.
她提着两只沉重的手提箱下了公共汽车。

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