English version

weigh on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishweigh on somebody/something phrasal verbWORRIEDto make someone feel worried and upset The desire for peace will weigh heavily on the negotiators. I’m sure there’s something weighing on his mind. The burden of responsibility weighed heavily on his shoulders. weigh→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
weigh heavily onBad blood remained from the previous weeks tussle and national expectation weighed heavily on everyone's shoulders.I felt she was holding back, refusing to release the pain which weighed heavily on her heart.The family matter weighs heavily on him, and he is probably sensing high levels of stress and embarrassment.By contrast, he did inherit a destructive family situation which weighed heavily on him for the rest of his life.The beer he had been drinking steadily all day was now weighing heavily on his stomach.Dear Parents: The responsibility for the boys is weighing heavily on us these days.
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Verb table
weigh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyweigh
he, she, itweighs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyweighed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave weighed
he, she, ithas weighed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad weighed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill weigh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have weighed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam weighing
he, she, itis weighing
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you, we, theyare weighing
Past
I, he, she, itwas weighing
you, we, theywere weighing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been weighing
he, she, ithas been weighing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been weighing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be weighing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been weighing
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