French translation of 'bear down'
1. (= rush towards)
to bear down on sb/sth se ruer sur qn/qch
to bear down on sth (= weigh heavily on) peser sur qch
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'bear down'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
I'd run this gauntlet with clients a zillion times, there was nothing to do but bear down and go forward.LEGAL TENDER (2002)
These two things seemed to bear down on me with all the weight of a personal failure.THE EXECUTION (2002)
The wind reached Harmony, slamming her boom to port; she began to bear down on Grace.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
I can't have a wobbly surface when I'm trying to bear down.A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER (2002)
Trends of 'bear down'
Used Rarely. bear down is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translation of bear down from the Collins English to French Dictionary