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(Definition of weigh sb/sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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weigh sb/sth down

phrasal verb with weigh uk   us   /weɪ/ verb [T]
to cause problems or difficulties for someone or something: US ​growth has been ​weighed down by ​soaringdeficits with China.
(Definition of weigh sb/sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weigh sb/sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 压倒, 压弯…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓倒, 壓彎…
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