bear up
verb Date: 1606 transitive verb support, encourage intransitive verb to summon up courage, resolution, or strength <
bearing up under the strain
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  • bear up — {v.} 1. To hold up; carry; support; encourage. * /The old bridge can hardly bear up its own weight any more./ * /He was borne up by love of country./ 2. To keep up one s courage or strength; last. Often used with under . * /This boat will bear up …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear up — {v.} 1. To hold up; carry; support; encourage. * /The old bridge can hardly bear up its own weight any more./ * /He was borne up by love of country./ 2. To keep up one s courage or strength; last. Often used with under . * /This boat will bear up …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear\ up — v 1. To hold up; carry; support; encourage. The old bridge can hardly bear up its own weight any more. He was borne up by love of country. 2. To keep up one s courage or strength; last. Often used with under . This boat will bear up under… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bear up — PHRASAL VERB If you bear up when experiencing problems, you remain cheerful and show courage in spite of them. [V P] How s Mary bearing up?... [V P under n] She was frightened that she would be unable to bear up under the pain of childbirth. Syn …   English dictionary

  • bear up — v. (D; intr.) to bear up against, under (to bear up under pressure) …   Combinatory dictionary

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