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bear in on/upon

UK formal phrasal verb with bear /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。
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Translations of “bear in on/upon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認清,某事被認識到,某人不得不明白…
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