Definition of 'bear down'
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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)
I'd run this gauntlet with clients a zillion times, there was nothing to do but bear down and go forward. LEGAL TENDER (2002)
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Used Rarely. bear down is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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