bear heavily


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  • bear heavily on somebody — bear ˈhard, ˈheavily, seˈverely, etc. on sb idiom (formal) to be a cause of difficulty or suffering to sb • Taxation bears heavily on us all. Main entry: ↑bearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heavily — Heav i*ly, adv. [From 2d {Heavy}.] 1. In a heavy manner; with great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be heavily loaded. [1913 Webster] Heavily interested in those schemes of emigration. The Century. [1913 Webster] 2. As if burdened with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear on — verb 1. be relevant to (Freq. 2) There were lots of questions referring to her talk My remark pertained to your earlier comments • Syn: ↑refer, ↑pertain, ↑relate, ↑concern, ↑come to …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bear hunting — is the act of hunting bears. Bears have been hunted since prehistoric times for their meat and fur.BearsBears are large mammals in the order Carnivora. Although there are only eight living species of bear, they are widespread, appearing in a wide …   Wikipedia

  • Bear (gay slang) — Bear is LGBT slang for those in the bear communities, a subculture in the gay/bisexual male communities and an emerging subset of LGBT communities with events, codes and culture specific identity. It also describes a physical type.Bears tend to… …   Wikipedia

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  • 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 hard on somebody — bear ˈhard, ˈheavily, seˈverely, etc. on sb idiom (formal) to be a cause of difficulty or suffering to sb • Taxation bears heavily on us all. Main entry: ↑bearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear severely on somebody — bear ˈhard, ˈheavily, seˈverely, etc. on sb idiom (formal) to be a cause of difficulty or suffering to sb • Taxation bears heavily on us all. Main entry: ↑bearidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • heavily upon — (lit and figurative) ▪ To press heavily on ▪ To oppress, afflict ● bear …   Useful english dictionary


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