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bear up

phrasal verb with bear us /beər/ verb past tense bore /bɔr, boʊr/ , past participle borne /bɔrn, boʊrn/

to show bravery despite difficulties:

How is Carmine bearing up since his wife died?

(Definition of “bear up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)