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bore

verb  us   /bɔr, boʊr/

bore verb (FAIL TO INTEREST)

[T] to make someone lose interest: Am I boring you?

bore verb (MAKE A HOLE)

[I/T] to make a hole in something using a tool: [I] Workmen bored through the rock.

bore

 us   /bɔr, boʊr/

bore (BEAR)

past simple of bear

bore

noun [C]  us   /bɔr, boʊr/

bore noun [C] (SOMETHING NOT INTERESTING)

someone or something that is not interesting: All he talks about is money – he’s such a bore.
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