[weigh down] also [weight down] 1. To make heavy; cause to go downor bend with weight; overload.
The evergreens are weighed down bythe deep snow.
– Often used with “with” or “by”.
There are so manychildren in the back seat that they are weighing down the back of thecar.
2a. To overload with care or worry; make sad or low in spirits.- Usually used in the passive.
The family is weighed down bysorrow.
The company is weighed down by debt.
2b. To make heavy, hard, or slow; make dull or uninteresting. – Often in the passive usedwith “by” or “with”.
The book is weighted down with footnotes.
The TV program is weighed down by commercials.
Сочинение на английском любимая еда.
Значение идиомы weigh down
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