UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɜːrdənd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bûrdnd)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. an [undue, additional, extra, administrative] burden
  2. a [financial, regulatory, tax] burden
  3. has become a [significant, impossible] burden
  4. the burden has become too great (to)
  5. is a heavy burden to carry
  6. put the burden on her (to)
  7. get the burden off your [shoulders, mind]
  8. the burden falls [on, to] her
  9. the burden of proof [is, falls] on you
  10. the burden to [prove, demonstrate]
  11. [a, the] burden of [stress, worry, debt, responsibility]
  12. the burden is yours [alone, to carry]
  13. will have to carry the burden for the rest of your life
  14. is too large a burden for (any) one man
  15. don't want to be a burden (to others)
  16. [lighten, increase, add more] burden
  17. the burden of heavy [bags, luggage, loads]
  18. a burden of [500 pounds, 50 kilograms]
  1. don't want to burden you (but)
  2. burden you with a [request, favor]
  3. sorry to burden you with [my problems, this]
  4. burdened her [friends, family, coworkers] with
  5. burdened her [friends] with [her children, her guilt, more responsibility]
  6. burdened [himself, his mind] with [worries, guilt, nonsense]
  7. the [guilt] burdened him
  8. burdened herself with [debt, credit card payments]
  9. burdened [with, by] guilt
  10. burdened [with] [guilt, doubt] (about)
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