In the last two weeks, as friends say, he has been under great strain.
Being so fat must have put a great strain on it.
I was also the only one who knew the great strains under which he worked.
It would put too great a strain on your economy.
She could tell there was some great strain in him, just from the way he held himself.
The more people there are, the greater the strain on the park system.
"You are sure that he is not under too great a strain?"
The last few days have been a great strain on him.
But, of course, you must remember she is probably under a great strain.
"It places even greater strains on people who are trying to have lives outside of work."