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bearing (down on)

verb
present participle of bear (down on)

Synonyms of bearing (down on)

(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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bearing down on

phrase
present participle of bear down on

Synonyms & Antonyms of bearing 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.

Synonyms for bearing down on

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“Bearing (down on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bearing%20%28down%20on%29. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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