Language Refresher 100: Bear vs Bare

Oxford Dictionary gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use Bear and Bare.




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a. Bear: 

“Bear” is a verb that means “endure (an ordeal or difficulty).”

Ex.  The miners seemed to bear their suffering stoically, though their conditions were very bad indeed.



b. Bare:

Bare” is an adjective which means “not clothed or covered.”

Ex. He was bare from the waist up.


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