French translation of 'brunt'
to bear the brunt of or to take the brunt of (= suffer the main force of)
recevoir le plus fort de
être l'objet or la cible de l'essentiel de
- [sanctions, unemployment]
payer les frais de
Example Sentences Including 'brunt'
He had no idea if she had borne the brunt of his grandfather's sadism or if her love had been enough to calm his rage while she lived.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
There was a gaping hole in the roof which had taken the brunt of the explosion.The Devil's Door
He swore under his breath, glad that none of his feminist friends was present to take the brunt of unreconstructed chauvinism.Left, Right and Centre
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Translation of brunt from the Collins English to French Dictionary