- to bear or take the brunt of somethingthese areas took the brunt of the recessionestas zonas fueron las más afectadas or castigadas por la recesióntheir regiment bore the brunt of the casualtiessu regimiento tuvo el número más alto de bajasExample sentences
- The van bore the brunt of the impact and skidded over forty yards into a stone wall following the collision.
- Many of those trapped and injured were in the front first-class carriage, which took the brunt of the impact.
- The front left-hand side of the bus bore the brunt of the impact and its passenger door was destroyed.
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