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English definition of “bear down on sb/sth”

bear down on sb/sth

phrasal verb with bear     /beər/ US  /ber/ verb (bore, borne or US also born)
to move in a threatening way towards someone or something: I looked up to see the car bearing down on mePursuing
(Definition of bear down on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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