weigh on sb/sth Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “weigh on sb/sth” - English Dictionary

Definition of "weigh on sb/sth" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

weigh on sb/sth

phrasal verb with weigh uk   us   /weɪ/ verb
If a ​problem or ​responsibilityweighs on you, it makes you ​worried or ​unhappy: He's under ​hugepressure at ​work and it's really ​weighing on him. She ​knew she had been ​unfair to him and it ​weighed heavily on her ​mind for a ​longtime.
(Definition of weigh on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of weigh on sb/sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More