strain noun (PRESSURE) translate to Traditional Chinese

Translation of "strain" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


[C usually singular or U] a force or influence that stretches, pulls or puts pressure on something, sometimes causing damage
The hurricane put such a strain on the bridge that it collapsed.
As you get older, excess weight puts a lot of strain on the heart.
Their constant arguments were putting a strain on their marriage.
The recent decline in the dollar has put a bigger strain on the economic system.
Migration into the cities is putting a strain on already stretched resources.
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
a groin/hamstring strain
→  See also eyestrain Injuring and injuries
[C or U] when you feel nervous and worried about something
She's a lot better than she was but she's still not ready to face the stresses and strains of a job.
He's been under a lot of strain recently.
Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
(Definition of strain noun (PRESSURE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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