bear collocations and examples

 UK /beə(r)/

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1

seem to be a particular kind of thing


Nouns frequently used as the object of bear
similarity: likeness, relation, resemblance, similarityThe cost of the plane ticket bears no relation to the true environmental cost.sign: hallmark, mark, scar, sign, stamp, traceThe book bears some signs of having been written in haste.
2

take responsibility for something


Nouns frequently used as the object of bear
burden, cost, responsibilityWomen have to bear the burden of household work and child-rearing.
 
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