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come to bear

come to bear

Date: May 03 2018

Themes: Celebrity, Friend, Pop Culture


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“We can show all these things because they’re also going to be questioned. They’re going to be challenged, and the real consequences will come to bear.”

—Actress Thandie Newton, speaking about her work with the hit television series, Westworld (Entertainment Weekly)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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face consequences of; have a result because of something

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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It is hard to tell the future. If we could, maybe we would not choose a lot of the things we do. If we could see ourselves becoming ill, maybe we would be healthy. If we could see our words hurting someone, maybe we would not say them. But we can never see the future. We can only decide what we think is best for us right now. And the consequences? Those will come to bear.

When we come to bear consequences, we feel the effects of a previous event or decision. In the show Westworld, many characters make choices that are hard to bear, but they must. The people who live in Westworld are fictional characters. People control what they say and do through technology. Sometimes, people will do terrible things to people in Westworld. The actress Thandie Newton plays a character who comes to bear many unfortunate things in Westworld.

What are some good and bad choices you’ve made in life? Are there many consequences you’ve come to bear?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“The terrible choices they’ve made will come to bear.”

“I ate a lot of junk food when I was younger. I became ill and have come to bear the consequences.”

“Don’t worry if people treat you badly. They will come to bear the effects later in life.”


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