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01. Although we have talked about the dangers of smoking to the students before, I think the information [bears] being repeated.
02. The bridge is only temporary, and is not strong enough to [bear] the weight of more than two vehicles at a time.
03. I don't know how he [bears] the pain. I would be crying and screaming if it were me.
04. Each student who completes the program will receive a certificate [bearing] the seal of the university.
05. She can't [bear] to talk about her experiences during the war.
06. We planted an apple tree which finally began to [bear] fruit in its third year.
07. We are so lucky to live in a country where the cost of medical care is largely [borne] by the government through medical insurance.
08. The dramatic decline in family size in this country over the last 100 years is primarily due to the decrease in the number of children the average woman [bears].
09. The fact that unmarried women who [bear] children are now more likely to keep them has resulted in a severe shortage of adoptable babies.
10. Robert G. Ingersoll once said that the greatest test of courage on earth is to [bear] defeat without losing heart.
11. George Bernard Shaw once exclaimed, "A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could [bear] it: it would be hell on Earth."
12. Moshe Waldoks once remarked that a sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the [unbearable].
13. There is a Jewish proverb which states, "Pray that you will never have to [bear] all that you are able to endure."
14. Ferdinand Porsche, who later went on to build sports cars [bearing] his own name, designed the original 1936 Volkswagen.
15. Liechtenstein is the only country in Europe which [bears] the name of its Royal family.
16. In Somali society, a woman will often marry and divorce several men during her lifetime, and [bear] children by each of them.
17. Each of the main colonial cities of El Salvador has a nearby volcano [bearing] the name of the town.
18. Erasmus once said that length of life has no [bearing] on a man's happiness; it is how well he lived that counts.
19. I don't really think your personal life has any [bearing] on the situation.
20. More than seven million children in the world die each year from water-[borne] diseases.
21. In 1421, an orange tree was brought to France, where it lived and [bore] fruit for 473 years.

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  • Bear — (b[^a]r), v. t. [imp. {Bore} (b[=o]r) (formerly {Bare} (b[^a]r)); p. p. {Born} (b[^o]rn), {Borne} (b[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bearing}.] [OE. beren, AS. beran, beoran, to bear, carry, produce; akin to D. baren to bring forth, G. geb[ a]ren, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear — Ⅰ. bear [1] ► VERB (past bore; past part. borne) 1) carry. 2) have as a quality or visible mark. 3) support (a weight). 4) (bear oneself) behave in a specified manner: she bore herself w …   English terms dictionary

  • bear — bear; bear·a·ble; bear·baiting; bear·bine; bear·ish; bear·skin; bear·ward; bug·bear; cud·bear; for·bear·ance; for·bear·ant; for·bear·er; for·bear·ing·ly; for·bear·ing·ness; fore·bear; over·bear·ance; over·bear·ing·ly; bear·er; bear·ing; for·bear; …   English syllables

  • Bear — (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus}, and of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bear — (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born to bear.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear — bear1 [ber] vt. BORE, borne (see 3), bearing, bore, born [ME beren < OE beran < IE base * bher , to carry, bring > L ferre, Gr pherein, Sans bharati, (he) bears] 1. a) to hold and take along; carry; transport b) to hold in the m …   English World dictionary

  • bear — vb 1 *carry, convey, transport, transmit Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: hold, *contain 2 Bear, produce, yield, turn out are comparable when they mean to bring forth as products. Bear usually implies a giving birth to offspring… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bear — (engl. Bär ) steht für: Mount Bear, Berg in Alaska Tupolew Tu 95 „Bear“, ein sowjetischen Langstreckenbomber Mitglieder der Bear Community Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bear (Arkansas) Bear (Delaware) Bear (Idaho) Bear (Washington) Bear ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bear — / bar/ vb bore / bōr/, borne, / bōrn/, also, born vt 1: to physically carry (as an object or message) the right of the people to keep and bear arms U.S. Constitution amend. II …   Law dictionary

  • BEAR — (Heb. דֹּב; dov). In ancient times the Syrian brown bear, Ursus arctos syriacus, had its habitat within the borders of Ereẓ Israel; it was found in the forests of Lebanon until World War I and is still occasionally reported in Lebanon and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BEAR — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Bear peut désigner : le nom breton du village de Bégard ; un terme en anglais pour : ours ou porter ; la ville de Bear, aux États… …   Wikipédia en Français


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