bear sb/sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bear sb/sth out” in the English Dictionary

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bear sb/sth out

phrasal verb with bear uk   /beər/  us   /ber/ verb (bore, borne or US also born)
to ​support the ​truth of something: His ​version of ​events just isn't ​borne out by the ​facts. If you ​tell them what ​happened I will ​bear you out (on it).
(Definition of bear sb/sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bear sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…作证,证明,证实…
in Turkish birşeyin doğru, birinin haklı olduğunu ispat etmek…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…作證,證明,證實…
in Polish potwierdzać czyjeś słowa/ coś…
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