Definition of 'brunt'
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The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Women are bearing the brunt of the cutbacks in government spending.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The health service will bear the brunt of the cuts.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2014)
It is likely that those regions will bear the brunt of the cuts.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But he hinted that the brunt of cuts would be borne by civilian staff to protect soldiers fighting on the front line.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
This is a horrible atmosphere to live in, especially for your son who appears to be bearing the brunt.The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I let them take the brunt.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They would also criticize a lot, and it was especially those who were a bit shy who had to bear the brunt.POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Perhaps that is why the company has taken the brunt of the environmentalists' backlash against 4x4s.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But medical staff, who bear the brunt of physical attacks from patients and their relatives, will not be offered the vests.The Sun (2007)
The food producers, who generally hedge their buying, will feel the brunt of this next year and pass it on to retailers and consumers.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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