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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 people, to hold hands.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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hand over handby passing the hands alternately one before or above the other, especially with ropeRate it:

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hand over handrapidlyRate 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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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.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 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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bear withTo be patient with.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 in uponInduce somebody to realize something, to impress a realization upon a person, usually in a gradual way.Rate it:

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bear offTo gain; to carry off, as a prize.Rate it:

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bear offTo restrain; to keep from approaching.Rate it:

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bear offTo remove to a distance; to keep clear from rubbing against anything.Rate it:

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bear off fromTo stand further off fromRate it:

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bear oneselfTo behave and conduct oneself in such a manner that others will give one respect.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 uponTo influence, have an effect upon.Rate it:

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bear uponTo be relevant to.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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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate 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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