We have come to realize that failure is inevitable.
For the expression of “hand”, see: English dry goods – idioms related to “human body” – bear the weight of “hand” Bear the weight of As a verb, support; The ice is too thin to bear your weight.
bearfruit success; Achieve results bearhard,heavily,severely,etc.onsb (formal) Embarrass; Make suffer; oppression Taxationbearsheavilyonusall.
I’m afraid I don’t have the latest data at hand.
Schools will bear the brunt of government spending cuts..
We have to finish the work on time.
We must go all out to fulfill our mission.
bear,take,etc.thebruntofsth Bear the main pressure of sth; be the first to bear the brunt Schoolswillbearthebruntofcutsingovernmentspending.
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beborneinonsb (formal,especially BrE) Be gradually recognized by sb Itwasgraduallyborneinonusthatdefeatwasinevitable.
There is no room for maneuver.
bringsthtobear(onsb/sth) (formal) Devote energy to; Exert pressure (or influence, etc) on Wemustbringallourenergiestobearuponthetask.
Taxes put a heavy burden on all of us.