Phrasal Verbs with 'Bear'

Bear down on

Move towards

Example: She spotted him on the other side of the room and BORE DOWN ON him.

Bear on

Influence, affect

Example: The judge's character may well BEAR ON the final decision.

Bear on

Be connected or relevant to something

Example: They are trying to get information BEARING ON the accident.

Bear out

Confirm that something is correct

Example: Statistics BEAR OUT the government's positions on the issue.

Bear up

Resist pressure

Example: How are you BEARING UP under the strain?

Bear up under

Cope with something difficult or stressful

Example: He's BEARING UP UNDER the pressure.

Bear with

Be patient

Example: Please BEAR WITH me a moment while I finish this email.