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bear sb/sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with bear   /beər/ us    /ber/ (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).
Translations of “bear sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…作證,證明,證實…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Turkish birşeyin doğru, birinin haklı olduğunu ispat etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…作证,证明,证实…
in Polish potwierdzać czyjeś słowa/ coś…
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