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some days you get the bear, other days the bear gets youOne cannot always overcome a powerful adversary.Rate it:

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bear a handto make haste; to help quickly (used mostly in the imperative)Rate it:

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hand in handHolding or clasping hands.Rate it:

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hand in handNaturally, ordinarily or predictably together; commonly having a correlation or relationship.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two people, to hold hands.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:

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bear fruitTo succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downTo intensify one's efforts.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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bear upTo sail close to the wind.Rate it:

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bear withTo be patient with.Rate it:

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bear outTo corroborate, prove, or confirm; to demonstrate; to provide evidence for.Rate it:

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bear downWhen giving birth, to push.Rate it:

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bear in withNearer.Rate it:

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bear onTo influence, have an effect on.Rate it:

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bear onTo be relevant to.Rate it:

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bear upTo endure hardship cheerfully.Rate it:

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average bearThe norm; an average person; Used in comparisonsRate it:

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bear hugwrestling holdRate it:

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bear in mindRemember; consider; note.Rate it:

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bear outshow it br trueRate it:

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bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.Rate it:

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bear witnessgive evidenceRate it:

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bring to bearTo aim a weapon at a target.Rate it:

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bring to bearTo apply; to employ something to achieve an intended effect.Rate it:

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does a bear defecate in the woods?The answer is clearly, without reservation, true and accurate.Rate it:

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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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hungry as a bearvoracious, starved, empty.Rate it:

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like a bear with a sore headVery irritable; bad-tempered.Rate it:

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loaded for bearMentally prepared for a daunting situation or confrontation.Rate it:

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loaded for bearThoroughly equipped, as for a demanding task or confrontation.Rate it:

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dab handexpertRate it:

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free handfree reinRate it:

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the upper handAn advantage or lead.Rate it:

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hand inTo give something to a responsible person.Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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hand offTo pass or transfer something to someone.Rate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.Rate it:

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at handNear; soon; approaching; imminent.Rate it:

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at handReadily available; within easy reach; nearby.Rate it:

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back of one's handA display of disrespect or scorn.Rate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds oneTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds youTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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bottom handUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, hand.Rate it:

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bottom handWith a standard batting grip, the hand placed further down the handle of the bat; the batsman's dominant hand, providing most power to a shot.Rate it:

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