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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybear up
he/she/itbears up
present participlebearing up
past tensebore up
past participleborne up
  1. to behave in a brave way in a very sad or difficult situation
    bear up under:

    Let's see how he bears up under the pressure.

See also main entry: bear

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