bear down

bear down
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb overcome, overwhelm intransitive verb to exert full strength and concentrated attention

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  • bear\ down\ on — • bear down on • bear down upon v. phr. To draw constantly nearer with great speed and force. The police cars were bearing down on the bank robbers get away car …   Словарь американских идиом

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