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Definición de “strain” en inglés


noun (PRESSURE)    /streɪn/
B2 [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 C2 [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 eyestrainInjuring and injuries B2 [C or U] something that makes you feel nervous and worried : 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 Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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