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phrasal verb [transitive] spoken
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present tense
I/you/we/theybear with
he/she/itbears with
present participlebearing with
past tensebore with
past participleborne with
  1. bear with me/us used as a polite way of asking someone to be patient while you do or finish something

    If you just bear with me for a few more minutes, we'll have all the paperwork finished.

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