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weigh down

1 (v + adv) cause worry, problems TRANSITIVEluigh ar PhrV  c m uthe responsibility really weighed him down luigh an fhreagracht go trom air, ba mhór an t-ualach air an fhreagrachtshe's weighed down with worry tá sí cráite ag an mbuairt 2 (v + adv) create obstacles TRANSITIVEbheith thíos lethe bad publicity weighed down the campaign bhí an feachtas thíos leis an drochphoiblíocht, níor le leas an fheachtais an drochphoiblíocht, d'fhág an drochphoiblíocht scáth ar an bhfeachtas
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3 (v + adv) make (sb) feel very heavy TRANSITIVEualach a chur arualaigh verbtromaigh verb  c m uhe was weighed down with boxes bhí ualach mór boscaí leis, bhí a cheann agus a chosa buailte ar a chéile ag ualach boscaí 4 (v + adv) place weight on TRANSITIVEdaingnigh verb  c m udaingean a chur arhe weighed it down with a stone chuir sé cloch air chun é a dhaingniú, chuir sé cloch air lena choinneáil síos 5 (v + adv) add unwelcome weight TRANSITIVEualach a chur arualaigh verbtromaigh verb  c m uthe fruit weighed the branch down bhí an chraobh faoi ualach torthaíthe power lines were weighed down by snow bhí na línte cumhachta lúbtha faoi ualach sneachta → see weigh