Translation of "bear" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /beər/ us /ber/ bore, borne or US also born

bear verb (ACCEPT)

B2 [ T ] to accept, tolerate, or endure something, especially something unpleasant

The strain must have been enormous but she bore it well. 当时压力一定很大,但她挺过来了。
Tell me now! I can't bear the suspense! 现在告诉我吧!我等不及了!
It's your decision - you have to bear the responsibility if things go wrong. 是你作出的决定——如果出了差错你必须承担责任。
[ + to infinitive ] He couldn't bear to see the dog in pain. 他不忍看见狗那么痛苦。
[ + -ing verb ] I can't bear being bored. 我受不了闲极无聊的日子。
not bear thinking about

to be too unpleasant or frightening to think about

"What if she'd been driving faster?" "It doesn't bear thinking about." “假如她车开得再快一点儿会怎么样?”“简直不敢想象。”

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bear verb (HAVE)

C1 [ T ] to have or continue to have something

Their baby bears a strong resemblance to its grandfather. 他们的宝宝长得非常/不可思议地像他爷爷。
The stone plaque bearing his name was smashed to pieces. 上面刻有他名字的石匾被砸得粉碎。
On display were boxing gloves that bore Rocky Marciano's signature. 展品中有洛基·马西亚诺签过名的拳击手套。
[ + two objects ] I don't bear them any ill feeling (= I do not continue to be angry with or dislike them). 我并不怨恨他们。
Thank you for your advice - I'll bear it in mind (= I will remember and consider it). 谢谢你的忠告,我会谨记在心的。

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bear verb (SUPPORT)

[ T ] to hold or support something

The chair, too fragile to bear her weight, collapsed. 椅子太不结实了,她一坐上去就散架了。

bear verb (PRODUCE)

C2 [ T ] formal to give birth to young, or (of a tree or plant) to give or produce fruit or flowers

She had borne six children by the time she was 30. 她到30岁时已经生了6个孩子。
[ + two objects ] When his wife bore him a child he could not hide his delight. 当妻子给他生了个小孩时,他掩饰不住内心的喜悦。
Most animals bear their young in the spring. 大多数动物都在春天产崽儿。
The pear tree they planted has never borne fruit. 他们种的梨树从来没有结过梨。

bear verb (BRING)

[ T ] formal to carry and move something to a place

At Christmas the family all arrive at the house bearing gifts. 圣诞节时,全家人带着礼物来到那幢房子。
Countless waiters bore trays of drinks into the room. 许多服务员端着一盘盘饮料进入房间。
The sound of the ice cream van was borne into the office on the wind. 冰激凌车的叮当声随风飘进了办公室。


C1 [ I usually + adv/prep ] to change direction slightly so that you are going in a particular direction

The path followed the coastline for several miles, then bore inland. 这条小路沿着海岸线延伸了几英里,然后转向内陆。
After you go past the church keep bearing left/right. 经过教堂后,继续向左/右。

bear verb (SAY)

bear testimony/witness formal

to say you know from your own experience that something happened or is true

She bore witness to his patience and diligence. 她亲眼见证了他的耐心和勤奋。

If something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true.

The iron bridge bears testimony to the skills developed in that era. 这座铁桥证明了那个时代的技术发展水平。
bear false witness old use

to lie


bearnoun [ C ]

uk /beər/ us /ber/

bear noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

A2 a large, strong wild mammal with a thick fur coat that lives especially in colder parts of Europe, Asia, and North America

a brown/black bear 棕熊/黑熊
a bear cub (= young bear) 幼熊

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bear noun [ C ] (FINANCE)

specialized finance & economics a person who sells shares when prices are expected to fall, in order to make a profit by buying them back again at a lower price


(Translation of “bear” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)