Working togetherCategory: QuestionsWeight lifted off my shoulders
chayal Staff asked 6 years ago

When would you use this expression?

rosie442 replied 6 years ago

You would use this expression when you have an unwanted stress taken from your life. It feels as if “weight is being lifted off your shoulders”.

Dmitriy Gulkin replied 6 years ago


2 Answers
Ele Staff answered 6 years ago

 Great responses.
Well explained @rosie442

Christina N. answered 6 years ago

This would be used in a situation where someone may be distressed or overwhelmed by something. However if the “weight is taken off their shoulders” it is saying that the situation is resolved. 

Example: I was worried about my test, but now that it is over, I feel like the weight is taken off my shoulders. 

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