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See: loaded for bear

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • for|bear´er — for|bear1 «fr BAIR», verb, bore, borne, bear|ing. –v.i. 1. to hold back; keep from doing, saying, or using: »The boy forbore to hit back because the other boy was smaller. I forbore telling her the truth because I knew it would upset her. 2. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|bear — for|bear1 «fr BAIR», verb, bore, borne, bear|ing. –v.i. 1. to hold back; keep from doing, saying, or using: »The boy forbore to hit back because the other boy was smaller. I forbore telling her the truth because I knew it would upset her. 2. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for bear — See: LOADED FOR BEAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for bear — See: LOADED FOR BEAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for·bear — …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|bear´ing|ly — for|bear1 «fr BAIR», verb, bore, borne, bear|ing. –v.i. 1. to hold back; keep from doing, saying, or using: »The boy forbore to hit back because the other boy was smaller. I forbore telling her the truth because I knew it would upset her. 2. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|bear|ance — «fr BAIR uhns», noun. 1. the act of forbearing. 2. patience; self control. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under patience. (Cf. ↑patience) 3. a refraining from enforcing the payment of a debt after it is due …   Useful english dictionary

  • for·bear·ance — /foɚˈberəns/ noun [noncount] formal : the quality of someone who is patient and able to deal with a difficult person or situation without becoming angry He showed great forbearance in his dealings with them …   Useful english dictionary

  • loaded for bear — {adj. phr.}, {slang} Ready for action; prepared and eager. * /Frank liked the new merchandise and as he set out on his rounds as a salesman, he felt really loaded for bear./ * /The football team arrived Friday noon, loaded for bear./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • loaded for bear — {adj. phr.}, {slang} Ready for action; prepared and eager. * /Frank liked the new merchandise and as he set out on his rounds as a salesman, he felt really loaded for bear./ * /The football team arrived Friday noon, loaded for bear./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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