Lately she had been so wrapped up in her own problems that she had been a burden on her family.
As if she hadn't been a burden in enough ways, now she had Mrs. Giddon upset with him.
He could have gone to a nursing home so he wasn't such a burden on his daughter.
Cindy, our baby wouldn't be a burden to me even if my financial status was shaky - and it isn't.
You don't carry this burden alone.
I'm sorry I have become a burden to you.
Don't ever say you're a burden again.
You've accepted the Immortals and even taken on the burden of wanting to right the wrongs of past-Deidre.
It was not a decision he envied; he alone knew what a burden it was to know the fate of a planet and its inhabitants rested upon his shoulders.
"We share the same burden," he said in a hushed voice.
He continues to anguish with guilt and I fear in my heart the burden of his sins will soon cause him to flee in exile from these quarters he has arranged for us to share together.
He tried to convince himself the reason was the burden she carried with her mother's illness, but deep down, he knew that was only partially true.
She pinched his cheek, "It must be such a burden to be so gorgeous."
She'd hoped her burden would end there, and the secrets she kept could be turned over to someone who could fix things.
Randy would not be around much longer and she didn't want the sole burden and responsibility of upkeep.
I don't want to be a burden to you or our family anymore.
"You're never a burden," Damian said.
Like Alex, she had been overwhelmed by grief and burden of finances.
This capacity he never abused so as to burden his conscience or depress his spirits.
Did twice at Antioch, in 1119 and 1130; but the kings regarded this right of regency as a burden rather than a privilege, and it is indeed characteristic of the relation of the king to the three princes, that it imposes upon him duties without any corresponding rights.
The company should insure its workers because if uninsured workers end up in the ER, the burden falls on society, not the company.
Their aim, he said, was nothing less than "the lifting, from the backs and from the hearts of men, of their burden of arms and of fears, so that they may find before them a golden age of freedom and of peace."
And half concealed in this queer tenement, I at length found one who by his aspect seemed to have authority; and who, it being noon, and the ship's work suspended, was now enjoying respite from the burden of command.
But, with a full grown leviathan this is impossible; for the sperm whale's head embraces nearly one third of his entire bulk, and completely to suspend such a burden as that, even by the immense tackles of a whaler, this were as vain a thing as to attempt weighing a Dutch barn in jewellers' scales.
Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.
Still he thought of his work; but the burden of his thought was, that though this kept running in his head, and he found himself planning and contriving it against his will, yet it concerned him very little.
There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
Bezukhov got off scotfree, while Fedya had to bear the whole burden on his shoulders.