Phrasal Verbs

bear out

This page is about the phrasal verb bear out


to show that someone is correct or that something is true



For example

  • bear out sb/sth The latest evidence bears out Al Gore's belief that global warming is really happening and that it's a very serious problem.

  • bear sb/sth out I've always said that the economic bubble would burst, and my students will bear me out on that.

Quick Quiz

There's new evidence Vitamin C helps the body's immune system, and this bears out the old belief that it helps us fight off

a. colds and flu

b. thugs and bullies

c. doctors and nurses

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