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strain

How to sign: to exert much effort or energy
"straining our ears to hear";

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strive in ASL Watch how to sign strive in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: strive, reach

Categories: drive, labor, labour, push, tug

Within this category: extend oneself, kill oneself, trouble oneself

strain

How to sign: remove by passing through a filter
"filter out the impurities";

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Similiar / Same: filter, filtrate, separate out, filter out

Categories: separate

strain

How to sign: separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
"sift the flour";

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See also: sieve out, pick over

Similiar / Same: sift, sieve

Categories: separate

Within this category: resift, rice, riddle, winnow

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