Translation of "bear in on/upon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bear in on/upon

UK formal
phrasal verb with bear uk /beər/ us /ber/ verb bore, borne or US also born

If something is borne in on/upon someone, they are made to understand it.

认清, 某事被认识到
Suddenly it was borne in on him that he was becoming too old to start a new career. 他突然意识到自己已经太老了,不适合开始新的事业。

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

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