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burden / carga
 
burden   [ˈbɜ:dn]
A. -noun
1. (=load)   carga (f)
(=weight)   peso (m)
2. (figurative)
a. [of taxes, years]   peso (m),   carga (f)
·the burden of proof lies with him
·él lleva la carga de la prueba
·to be a burden to somebody
·ser una carga para somebody, someone
·he carries a heavy burden
·tiene que cargar con una gran responsabilidad
·to make somebody'noun life a burden
·amargar la vida a somebody, someone
3. (nautical)   arqueo (m)
4. (=chief theme)
a. [of speech etcetera]   tema (m) principal
5. (=chorus)
a. [of song]   estribillo (m)
B. -transitive verb   cargar   (with   con)
·to be burdened with
·tener que cargar con
·don't burden me with your troubles
·no me vengas con tus problemas
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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