bear in on/upon Meaning in the Cambridge English 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: Suddenly it was ​borne in on him that he was ​becoming too ​old to ​start a new ​career.
(Definition of bear in on/upon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bear in on/upon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 认清, 某事被认识到…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認清,某事被認識到,某人不得不明白…
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