weigh\ down

weigh\ down
1. III
1) weigh down smth., smb. /smth., smb. down/ weigh the branches down пригибать /гнуть/ ветви; get this bag off my back, it's really weighing me down снимите этот мешок у меня со спины, я сгибаюсь под его тяжестью
2) weigh down smth. /smth. down/ one good argument weighs down six bad ones один хороший аргумент стоит шести плохих
2. XI
be weighed down with smth.
1) branches (trees, slender stalks, etc.) are weighed down with fruit (with flowers, with snow and ice, etc.) ветви и т.д. гнутся /сгибаются/ под тяжестью плодов и т.д.; he was weighed down with supplies он был тяжело нагружен продуктами; the car is weighed down with luggage машина осела под тяжестью багажа
2) he is weighed down with many troubles (with sorrows, with anxieties, with problems, etc.) неприятности и т.д. тяготят /угнетают/ его; he is weighed down with cares он обременён заботами

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • weigh down — index disadvantage, encumber (hinder), load, overcome (overwhelm), overload, overwhelm, tax ( …   Law dictionary

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  • weigh down — v. (D; tr.) to weigh down with (we were weighed down with packages) * * * (D; tr.) to weigh down with (we were weigh downed down with packages) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • weigh down — 1) PHRASAL VERB If something that you are wearing or carrying weighs you down, it stops you moving easily by making you heavier. [V n P] He wrenched off his sneakers. If they had to swim, he didn t want anything weighing him down... [V P n (not… …   English dictionary

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