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English definition of “have all the cares of the world on your shoulders”

have all the cares of the world on your shoulders

to be very worried by many different problems: You look as if you have all the cares of the world on your shoulders.Anxious and worried
(Definition of have all the cares of the world on your shoulders from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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