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  1. Senior Member
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    #1

    His friendship is a burden

    Hi,

    Are the following correct?

    His friendship was a burden for me.
    His friendship was a burden on my shoulders.

  2. teechar's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: His friendship is a burden

    I would probably use "to" instead of "for" in #1.
    #2 sounds a little unnatural.

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