weigh down

VERB
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight
    The snow bore down on the roof
  2. be oppressive or disheartening to
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How To Use weigh down In A Sentence

  • These coins have long outlived their usefulness and simply weigh down our pockets and purses. Times, Sunday Times
  • Do you know if a piece of lead will weigh down an equal bulk of iron?
  • These coins have long outlived their usefulness and simply weigh down our pockets and purses. Times, Sunday Times
  • While being too fact-heavy can weigh down the storytelling, I try to carefully weave information into my voice-over. It's a stylistic choice.
  • One word of warning: it's awfully windy out there, so make sure to bring items to weigh down the lighter things which are in danger of blowing away.
  • Do you know if a piece of lead will weigh down an equal bulk of iron?
  • A ball of lead will weigh down an equal bulk of feathers.
  • Any buildup in bad loans and dud projects could weigh down growth and public finances.
  • These coins have long outlived their usefulness and simply weigh down our pockets and purses. Times, Sunday Times
  • The flowers are large and weigh down the stems of the shrub, especially after a shower - but, boy, are they worth the wait.
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