Strain in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Strain

to make a strenuous effort

Examples of Strain in a sentence

The prison service is already under considerable strain due to the sudden increase in crimes.  🔊

She was tired and under great strain as she struggled to study for her exams the following day.  🔊

He sometimes finds it a strain to be responsible for the mortgage with only a part-time job.  🔊

The air traffic control system is under the strain of an immense volume of scheduled flights.  🔊

Rapid population growth can easily strain important resources such as food, water, and land.  🔊

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