Translation of "strain" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /streɪn/ us /streɪn/

the feeling of being worried and nervous about something

不安, 緊張
The strain of the divorce was too much for her.

pressure put on something by a bad situation or by too much weight or force

重圧, 負担
Their arguments were putting a strain on their marriage.
verb uk /streɪn/ us /streɪn/

to try hard to do something, usually to see or hear something

一生懸命に努力する, 懸命になる
I had to strain to hear the music.
We strained our eyes to see the parade.

to hurt part of your body by using it too much

I think I’ve strained a muscle.

(Translation of “strain” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)