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Vertalingen strained EN>NL

1 to exert oneself or a part of the body to the greatest possible extent: “They strained at the door, trying to pull it open”
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2 to injure (a muscle etc) through too much use, exertion etc: “He has strained a muscle in his leg”

3 to force or stretch (too far): “The constant interruptions were straining his patience.”
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4 to put (eg a mixture) through a sieve etc in order to separate solid matter from liquid: “She strained the coffee.”

1 force exerted; Can nylon ropes take more strain than the old kind of rope?

2 (something, eg too much work etc, that causes) a state of anxiety and fatigue: “The strain of nursing her dying husband was too much for her”

3 (an) injury especially to a muscle caused by too much exertion: “muscular strain.”

4 too great a demand: “These constant delays are a strain on our patience.”

(of a person's manner, behaviour etc) not natural, easy or relaxed: “a strained smile.”

'strainer (Zelfstandig naamwoord)

a sieve or other utensil for separating solids from liquids: “a coffee-/tea-strainer.”

strain off

to remove (liquid) from eg vegetables by using a sieve etc: “When the potatoes were cooked, she strained off the water.”
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strained gemaakt ; gedwongen ; onnatuurlijk ; geforceerd ; gemaakte gevoelens ; gespannen ; opgejaagd ; gestrest ; strak
Bronnen: interglot; Wakefield genealogy pages

Voorbeeldzinnen met `strained`
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EN: affected
EN: artificial
EN: awkward
EN: labored
EN: laboured
EN: put on
EN: unnatural

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