Bear is used before these nouns: ↑habitat, ↑hunt, ↑market, ↑trap
1 accept/deal with sth
be able to, can

Don't leave me alone. I wouldn't be able to bear it.

How can you bear this awful noise?

be unable to, cannot
can hardly, can scarcely

We could hardly bear to be outdoors in the blinding sunlight.

2 be responsible for sth
have to, must

Do parents have to bear the whole cost of tuition?

You must bear at least some responsibility for what has happened.

bear on/upon sb/sth

The burden of the tax bore most heavily on the poor.


information not bearing directly on (= not directly relevant to) his argument

Bear is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑banner, ↑door, ↑inscription, ↑interest, ↑market, ↑sign, ↑tree
Bear is used with these nouns as the object: ↑animosity, ↑arms, ↑blame, ↑bloom, ↑blossom, ↑brunt, ↑burden, ↑child, ↑comparison, ↑consequence, ↑cost, ↑crop, ↑daughter, ↑expense, ↑flower, ↑fruit, ↑gift, ↑grudge, ↑guilt, ↑hardship, ↑illness, ↑image, ↑impression, ↑imprint, ↑initial, ↑inscription, ↑label, ↑likeness, ↑load, ↑logo, ↑malice, ↑mark, ↑meaning, ↑name, ↑pain, ↑relation, ↑relationship, ↑relevance, ↑resemblance, ↑responsibility, ↑risk, ↑scar, ↑scrutiny, ↑sign, ↑signature, ↑similarity, ↑slogan, ↑son, ↑spine, ↑stamp, ↑stigma, ↑stress, ↑surname, ↑symbol, ↑testament, ↑testimony, ↑title, ↑trace, ↑tray, ↑weight

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