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  1. Ran mohd's Avatar
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    #1

    how to use "burden"?

    Hi,
    Do we say "Unemployment causes a burden to the societies."
    or "Unemployment causes a burden on the societies."?

    I looked for it in the Internet, but nothing helped.
    Thanks

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    Re: how to use "burden"?

    It should be "society" rather than "the societies." I would avoid "causes". Unemployment is a burden on society.

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