Definition of 'bear up'
Example sentences containing 'bear up'
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But his protests of poverty do not bear up to scrutiny. The Sun (2013)I feel all right but am just bearing up. The Sun (2010)Asked how he was bearing up under the mounting questions about his economic competence, he was dismissive of the sceptics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many of those losing their homes are bearing up, making ironic jokes and getting on with salvaging upstairs furniture and white goods. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A few nights ago during the course of a dinner I got an insight into how he is bearing up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Rarely. bear up is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bear up'
British English: bear up /bɛə ʌp/ VERB
If you bear up when experiencing problems, you remain cheerful and show courage in spite of them.
How's she bearing up?
- American English: bear up
- Arabic: يَتَشَجَّعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aguentar
- Chinese: 挺得住
- Croatian: podnositi
- Czech: zvládnout
- Danish: klare (sig)
- Dutch: goedhouden (zich)
- European Spanish: sobrellevar
- Finnish: kestää
- French: tenir le coup
- German: standhalten
- Greek: αντέχω
- Italian: resistere
- Japanese: がんばる
- Korean: 견디다
- Norwegian: holde ut
- Polish: podtrzymać
- European Portuguese: aguentar
- Romanian: a face față
- Russian: бодриться
- Spanish: sobrellevar
- Swedish: hålla modet uppe
- Thai: ยังเข้มแข็ง
- Turkish: dayanmak
- Ukrainian: підбадьорювати
- Vietnamese: chống đỡ
Definition of bear up from the Collins English Dictionary
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