strain noun (PRESSURE) translate to Mandarin Chinese
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Translation of "strain" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

strain

noun (PRESSURE)
压力
 
 
/streɪn/
[C usually singular or U] a force or influence that stretches, pulls or puts pressure on something, sometimes causing damage
压力;拉力,张力;作用力
The hurricane put such a strain on the bridge that it collapsed.
在飓风强大的作用力下桥塌了。
As you get older, excess weight puts a lot of strain on the heart.
随着年龄的增长,体重过重会给心脏造成很大负担。
Their constant arguments were putting a strain on their marriage.
他们持续不断的争吵使他们的婚姻关系非常紧张。
The recent decline in the dollar has put a bigger strain on the economic system.
最近美元的贬值为经济体系带来了更大的压力。
Migration into the cities is putting a strain on already stretched resources.
城市移民给已经过度紧张的资源带来了压力。
Energy, force and powerPower and intensityAnxious and worried
[C] an injury to a muscle or similar soft part of the body caused by using that part too much
(肌肉等软组织的)损伤,拉伤,扭伤
a groin/hamstring strain
腹股沟/腘旁腱拉伤
→  See also eyestrain Injuring and injuries
[C or U] when you feel nervous and worried about something
压力;紧张
She's a lot better than she was but she's still not ready to face the stresses and strains of a job.
她比以前好多了,但仍然没有准备好应对工作的紧张和压力。
He's been under a lot of strain recently.
他最近压力很大。
Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
(Definition of strain noun (PRESSURE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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