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

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bear witnessgive evidenceRate 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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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bring upTo bring from a lower position to a higher position.Rate it:

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bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

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bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

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bring forthTo produce, bear as fruit.Rate it:

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bring forthTo give birth.Rate it:

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bring forthTo create, generate, bring into existence.Rate it:

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bring forthTo display, produce, bring out for display.Rate it:

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bring outTo elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.Rate it:

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bring roundTo resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.Rate it:

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bring upTo mention.Rate it:

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bring roundTo bring something when coming.Rate it:

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bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

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bring aboutTo cause to take place.Rate it:

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bring backTo fetch something.Rate it:

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bring downTo reduce.Rate it:

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bring downTo make something flying fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.Rate it:

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bring downTo make someone feel bad emotionally.Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.Rate it:

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bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.Rate it:

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