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Plural for a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work
“… the upcoming kitchen renovation sounds like a real bear.”
Plural for an irritable and complaining person
To support and take from one place to another
“The shield maiden would bear the maiden warrior's shield in battle, hence the name.”
To tolerate or endure
“As if no longer able to bear the echoes of horrors past, Kalin stopped his history lesson and looked at me for the first time in over an hour.”
To bring forth from the womb
“She was the woman who would bear his children, raise and nurture them.”
Have or display as a visible mark or feature
“They not only show fine workmanship but also bear engraved marks.”
To support or hold up
“Instead the chains - which can bear a weight of 68 tonnes each - crank into action, lowering and raising the Hull tidal barrier into position.”
Take responsibility for
“He accused the top officials of blaming each other with no one willing to bear the responsibility.”
Be able to accept or stand up to
“The idea that the growing number of clubs standing on football's equivalent of death row are somehow the unfortunate victims of a natural disaster does not bear scrutiny.”
To occupy a place or location
“The countryside gradually lost its brightness as the green grass faded into yellows and the flowers dried up and died, not able to bear the chilly temperatures.”
To produce as revenue
“The trees grown in pots bear fruits, shed their leaves and flower around the same time as they do under natural conditions.”
Turn and proceed in a specified direction
“Follow the forestry track until you emerge from the woods, cross the bridge over a burn, then bear right up the rough, stony and often wet track which rises steeply to the Bealach na Sroine.”
To have a relation or connection
“I just found another fact that bears on this issue.”
To have as a requirement
“… the violence in that country bears watching if the world wants to avoid a serious international conflict.”
Support mentally
To go on a specified course or in a certain direction
To have in possession
To give what is needed or desired
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