English version

load somebody/something down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishload somebody/something down phrasal verb1 TOO/TOO MUCHto give someone more work or problems than they can deal with syn weigh downbe/feel loaded down with something Jane felt loaded down with money worries.2 CARRYto make someone carry too many things syn weigh downbe loaded down with something I was loaded down with bags so I took a taxi. Grammar Load down is often used in the passive. load→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
load downTravis watched her for a second, then eased off his load and knelt down beside her.Whenever a malt ship is being loaded comes down to inspect the site and oversee the loading.Evelyn is the operations manager who loads Savage down with bureaucratic minutiae and company rules before asking for a urine sample.How much salt and vinegar will this one load take down with it?be loaded down with somethingThe table before them was loaded down with jellies and ice cream.Elaine was loaded down with towels, and bags full of swimwear and sun creams.
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Verb table
load
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyload
he, she, itloads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyloaded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave loaded
he, she, ithas loaded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad loaded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill load
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have loaded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam loading
he, she, itis loading
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you, we, theyare loading
Past
I, he, she, itwas loading
you, we, theywere loading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been loading
he, she, ithas been loading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been loading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be loading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been loading
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