bear heavily

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I was now about twelve years old, and the thought of being ~a slave for life~ began to bear heavily upon my heart.
Raoul saw him bear heavily upon the wall, just as he had pressed against the wall in Christine's dressing-room.
Failure to meet such expectations, and the frustration and shame brought by mental illness can indeed bear heavily on the individual.
Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, called the accusations "extremely serious" and said they "bear heavily on Judge Kavanaugh's character." She urged critics of his accuser to stop "the attacks and stop shaming her."
ISLAMABAD -- In a judgment that will bear heavily on upcoming elections and echo for decades in Pakistan's political theatre, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been sentenced to several years in jail and slapped with heavy fines.
Government finances are also worth watching, as these bear heavily on the stability of the overall economy.
Our inaction will bear heavily on those who have shed their blood to attain liberty.
He said the adverse results of Duterte's broken promises would soon bear heavily upon him.
It's on the cards that the split on Merkel's immigration policy will bear heavily on the outcome of the popular vote.
SHANE CAREY insists the weight of history doesn't bear heavily on Scotstown's shoulders.
Prof Fisher added: "Rituals and traditions bear heavily on what carries status in educational circles, and especially so when it comes to examinations, but being open to change is how progress is made in education, as in other fields."