Last

f; -, -en
1. load (auch NAUT., FLUG.); (Gewicht) auch weight; nur für Lasten (for) goods (Am. freight) only
2. fig. (Bürde) burden; die Last der Beweise JUR. the weight of evidence; die steuerliche Last the tax burden; jemandem zur Last fallen / werden be / become a burden to s.o.; belästigend: bother s.o.; ich will Ihnen nicht zur Last fallen I don’t want to be a nuisance; sich selbst eine oder zur Last sein / werden be / become a burden to o.s.; damit war ihr eine schwere Last vom Herzen genommen it was great load off her mind; jemandem etw. zur Last legen charge s.o. with s.th., accuse s.o. of s.th.
3. meist Pl.; FIN. costs; soziale Lasten welfare costs; zu Lasten (+ Gen) oder von payable by; Bank etc.: to the debit (of the account) of; fig. at the expense of; der Betrag geht zu Lasten des Kunden the amount is payable by (oder will be debited to) the customer; wir buchen es zu Ihren Lasten we will debit (oder charge) it to your account; diese Maßnahme geht zu Lasten der Umwelt fig. the consequences of this measure will be borne by the environment, it is the environment that will suffer as a result of this measure
4. ETECH. load
5. NAUT., Raumf. hold
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die Last
burden; load; weight; trouble; onerousness; onus
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Lạst [last]
f -, -en
1) load; (= Traglast) load, burden; (lit, fig = Gewicht) weight

Aufzug nur für Lasten —

des Lebens Last und Mühe (liter) — the trials and tribulations of life

2) (fig = Bürde) burden

eine Last für jdn sein — to be a burden on sb

jdm zur Last fallen/werden — to be/become a burden on sb

die Last der Verantwortung — the burden of responsibility

die Last des Amtes — the weight of office

selbst eine Last sein — to be a burden to oneself

damit war uns eine schwere Last vom Herzen or von der Seele genommen — that took a load off our minds

jdm eine Last abnehmen — to take a load off sb's shoulders

jdm etw zur Last legen — to accuse sb of sth

See:
= zulasten
3) pl (= Kosten) costs; (des Steuerzahlers) charges

soziale Lasten — welfare costs or charges

die steuerlichen Lasten für die kleinen Unternehmen — the tax burden for small concerns

zu jds Lasten gehen — to be chargeable to sb

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die
1) (something to be carried: He carried a heavy burden up the hill; The ox is sometimes a beast of burden (= an animal that carries things).) burden
2) (the responsibility: The onus is on him to prove his theory.) onus
3) (a heavy object, especially one for lifting as a sport: He lifts weights to develop his muscles.) weight
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Last
<-, -en>
[last]
f
1. (Ladung) load
bewegliche/ruhende \Last live/static load
2. (schweres Gewicht) weight
das Brett biegt sich unter der \Last der Bücher the shelf is bending under the weight of the books
3. (Bürde) burden
jd hat seine \Last mit jdm/etw sb/sth is a burden on sb
mit dir hat man so seine \Last! you're a real burden on a person!
4. pl FIN (finanzielle Belastung) burden
zu jds \Lasten gehen to be charged to sb
die zusätzlichen Kosten gehen zu Ihren \Lasten you will have to pay the additional costs
zu \Lasten von Frau Müller buchen to debit Mrs Müller's account
5.
jdm zur \Last fallen to become a burden on sb
jdm etw zur \Last legen to accuse sb of sth
jdm zur \Last legen, etw getan zu haben to accuse sb of doing sth
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die; Last, Lasten
1) load; (TragLast) load; burden
2) (Gewicht) weight
3) (Bürde) burden

die Last des Amtes/der Verantwortung — the burden of office/responsibility

jemandem zur Last fallen/werden — be/become a burden on somebody

jemandem etwas zur Last legen — charge somebody with something; accuse somebody of something

4) Plural (Abgaben) charges; (Kosten) costs

die steuerlichen Lasten — the tax burden sing.

die Verpackungskosten gehen zu Lasten des Kunden — the cost of packaging will be charged to the customer

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Last f; -, -en
1. load (auch SCHIFF, FLUG); (Gewicht) auch weight;
nur für Lasten (for) goods (US freight) only
2. fig (Bürde) burden;
die Last der Beweise JUR the weight of evidence;
die steuerliche Last the tax burden;
jemandem zur Last fallen/werden be/become a burden to sb; belästigend: bother sb;
ich will Ihnen nicht zur Last fallen I don’t want to be a nuisance;
sich selbst eine oder
zur Last sein/werden be/become a burden to o.s.;
damit war ihr eine schwere Last vom Herzen genommen it was great load off her mind;
jemandem etwas zur Last legen charge sb with sth, accuse sb of sth
3. meist pl; FIN costs;
soziale Lasten welfare costs;
zu Lasten (+gen) oder
von payable by; Bank etc: to the debit (of the account) of; fig at the expense of;
der Betrag geht zu Lasten des Kunden the amount is payable by (oder will be debited to) the customer;
wir buchen es zu Ihren Lasten we will debit (oder charge) it to your account;
diese Maßnahme geht zu Lasten der Umwelt fig the consequences of this measure will be borne by the environment, it is the environment that will suffer as a result of this measure
4. ELEK load
5. SCHIFF, RAUMF hold
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die; Last, Lasten
1) load; (TragLast) load; burden
2) (Gewicht) weight
3) (Bürde) burden

die Last des Amtes/der Verantwortung — the burden of office/responsibility

jemandem zur Last fallen/werden — be/become a burden on somebody

jemandem etwas zur Last legen — charge somebody with something; accuse somebody of something

4) Plural (Abgaben) charges; (Kosten) costs

die steuerlichen Lasten — the tax burden sing.

die Verpackungskosten gehen zu Lasten des Kunden — the cost of packaging will be charged to the customer

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-en f.
burden n.
onerousness n. -en m.
load n.

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