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bear

Pronunciation: /beə(r)/

Translation of bear in French:

n

vt (prét bore pp, borne)

  • 2 (endure) supporter I can't bear to watch je ne veux pas voir ça

vi (prét bore pp, borne)

  • 1to bear left/right [person] prendre à gauche/à droite
  • 2to bring pressure to bear on sb exercer une pression sur qn

Phrasal verbs

bear out

confirmer [claim, story]; appuyer [person]

bear up

[person] tenir le coup; [structure] résister

bear with

bear with [sb] être indulgent/-e avec bear with me for a minute pardonnez-moi un instant

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