a beast of burden
carry the burden
shoulder the burden
burden on someone
the burden of proof
The little donkey struggled under its heavy burden.
My elderly mother worries that she's a burden to me.
Buying a house often places a large financial burden on young couples.
The people groaned under the burden of heavy taxation.
burden (a heavy load that you carry)
be a burden to somebody
Old English: byrthen
Middle English: burthen
a difficult situation that you must
deal with or worry about
the responsibility of paying money that you owe
to make someone responsible for something that is very difficult, unpleasant, or expensive to deal with
in my mother tounge
economic vs. non-economic use