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bear (down on)

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to push steadily against with some force
  • you need to bear down on that cap a bit to get it to latch tightly

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bear down on

phrase

Synonyms & Antonyms of bear down on (Entry 2 of 2)

to indicate the importance of by centering attention on
  • Our manager bore down on the need to meet upcoming deadlines.

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