load down with

load down with [phrasal verb]
load (someone or something) down with (something) : to cause or force (someone or something) to accept or deal with (something difficult)
— usually used as (be) loaded down with

The company is loaded down with debt. [=is burdened with debt; has a large amount of debt]

I'm loaded down with homework.

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Main Entry:load

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • load down — v. (d; tr.) to load down with * * * (d;tr.) to load down with …   Combinatory dictionary

  • load somebody down (with something) — ˌload sb/sth ˈdown (with sth) derived usually passive to give sb/sth a lot of heavy things to carry Syn: weigh down • She was loaded down with bags of groceries. Main entry: ↑load …   Useful english dictionary

  • load something down (with something) — ˌload sb/sth ˈdown (with sth) derived usually passive to give sb/sth a lot of heavy things to carry Syn: weigh down • She was loaded down with bags of groceries. Main entry: ↑load …   Useful english dictionary

  • load down — phrasal verb [transitive, usually passive] Word forms load down : present tense I/you/we/they load down he/she/it loads down present participle loading down past tense loaded down past participle loaded down 1) if you are loaded down with a lot… …   English dictionary

  • load down — PHRASAL VERB If you load someone down with things, especially heavy things, you give them a large number of them or put a large number of them on them. [V n P with n] She loaded me down with around a dozen cassettes... [V ed P] They had come up… …   English dictionary

  • load down — verb load with a pack • Syn: ↑pack • Derivationally related forms: ↑pack (for: ↑pack) • Hypernyms: ↑load, ↑lade, ↑laden …   Useful english dictionary

  • load — [lōd] n. [ME lode < OE lad, a course, way, journey < Gmc * laidō, way < IE base * leit(h) , to go, leave > LEAD1, ON litha, Goth galeithan, to go: sense infl. by ME laden, LADE] 1. something carried or to be carried at one time or in… …   English World dictionary

  • load — load1 W3S2 [ləud US loud] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount of something)¦ 2 a load (of something) 3 a bus load/car load/truck load etc 4 a load of crap/bull etc 5¦(work)¦ 6¦(worry)¦ 7¦(washing)¦ 8 get a load of somebody/something 9¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • load — loadless, adj. /lohd/, n. 1. anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons. 2. the quantity that can be or usually is carried at one time, as in a cart. 3. this quantity… …   Universalium

  • load — load1 [ loud ] noun *** 1. ) count something that a person or animal carries, especially a large amount of things: The men were struggling with their heavy loads. a ) count the goods that a vehicle carries: load of: She drove back from the farm… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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