make+heavy

  • 1make heavy — index load, overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2make heavy weather of — To find excessive difficulty in • • • Main Entry: ↑weather * * * see weather * * * make heavy weather of Brit informal : to treat (something) in a way that makes it seem more important or difficult than it really is an actor who makes heavy… …

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  • 3make heavy weather of something — phrase to make a situation or job more difficult than it really is Thesaurus: to cause problems for yourselfsynonym Main entry: heavy * * * make heavy ˈweather of sth idiom to seem to find sth more difficult or complicated than it needs to be …

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  • 4make heavy weather of something — make heavy weather of (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something. He s making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago …

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  • 5make heavy weather of doing something — make heavy weather of (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something. He s making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago …

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  • 6make heavy weather of — (something/doing something) British & Australian to take a longer time than necessary to do something. He s making heavy weather of writing his report, Ingrid finished hers days ago …

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  • 7make heavy weather of — ► make heavy weather of informal have unnecessary difficulty in dealing with (a task or problem). [ORIGIN: from the nautical phrase make good or bad weather of it, referring to a ship in a storm.] Main Entry: ↑weather …

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  • 8make heavy weather — phrasal : to experience difficulty in making progress : flounder, labor made heavy weather with his algebra …

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  • 9make heavy weather of — informal have unnecessary difficulty in dealing with (a task or problem). [from the naut. phr. make good or bad weather of it, referring to a ship in a storm.] → weather …

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  • 10make heavy weather of something — to make a situation or job more difficult than it really is …

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  • 11make heavy weather of —  Have difficulty with …

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  • 12Heavy — Heav y, v. t. To make heavy. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13heavy — heav|y1 W1S1 [ˈhevi] adj comparative heavier superlative heaviest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(weight)¦ 2¦(amount/degree/severity)¦ 3¦(needing physical effort)¦ 4¦(needing mental effort)¦ 5 heavy going 6 be heavy on something 7 heavy with something …

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  • 14heavy — heav|y1 [ hevi ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with a lot of weight ▸ 2 many things ▸ 3 with physical effort ▸ 4 showing anger ▸ 5 smell: sweet & strong ▸ 6 not attractive ▸ 7 with a lot of force etc. ▸ 8 uncomfortable or tired ▸ 9 very severe ▸ 10… …

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  • 15make — [c]/meɪk / (say mayk) verb (made, making) –verb (t) 1. to bring into existence by shaping material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress. 2. to produce by any action or causative agency: to make trouble. 3. to cause to be or become; render: to… …

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  • 16make — make1 makable, adj. /mayk/, v., made, making, n. v.t. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring… …

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  • 17heavy — 1 / hevi/ adjective heavier, heaviest 1 WEIGHT weighing a lot: I can t lift this case it s too heavy. | The baby seemed to be getting heavier and heavier in her arms. | how heavy? (=how much does it weigh): How heavy is the parcel? opposite light …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18heavy — I UK [ˈhevɪ] / US adjective Word forms heavy : adjective heavy comparative heavier superlative heaviest *** 1) a heavy object weighs a lot She was struggling with a heavy suitcase. Careful – that box is pretty heavy. You should soon be able to… …

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  • 19heavy — [[t]he̱vi[/t]] ♦♦ heavier, heaviest, heavies 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is heavy weighs a lot. These scissors are awfully heavy... Gosh, that was a heavy bag!... The mud stuck to her boots, making her feet heavy and her legs tired. Ant: light… …

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  • 20heavy — adj., n., & adv. adj. (heavier, heaviest) 1 of great or exceptionally high weight; difficult to lift. 2 a of great density. b Physics having a greater than the usual mass (esp. of isotopes and compounds containing them). 3 abundant, considerable… …

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