carry the weight of the world on one's shoulders

idiom

: to feel much pressure because one has great responsibilities

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“Carry the weight of the world on one's shoulders.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carry%20the%20weight%20of%20the%20world%20on%20one%27s%20shoulders. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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