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

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

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borne outPast participle of bear out.Rate it:

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bring forthTo produce, bear as fruit.Rate it:

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smell of the lampTo bear marks of great study and labor.Rate it:

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misery loves companyMisery is easier to bear when one is not the only one miserable.1995, Chris Abbott, Rate it:

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ride downTo bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.Rate it:

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the straw that broke the camel's backA small and seemingly insignificant addition to a burden that renders it too much to bear; the small thing which causes failure, or causes inability or unwillingness to endure any more of something.Rate it:

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weigh inTo bring in one's weight, metaphorically speaking, to bear on an issue.Rate it:

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