Cách dùng động từ "Bear" tiếng anh

· Cách dùng từ

I. Kiến thức liên quan

II. "bear" vừa là nội động từ, vừa là ngoại động từ

III. Dùng "bear" như ngoại động từ

1. Mang nghĩa "chịu, chịu đựng, hứng chịu"

=to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation, especially without complaining / If you cannot bear someone or something, you dislike them very much


  • Với nghĩa này, bear thường dùng ở câu hỏi & câu phủ định
  • can’t bear doing something/to do something
  •  can hardly bear to do something
  • can’t bear the thought/idea of
  • more than someone can bear

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • She bore all her suffering with incredible patience. 
  • The pain was more than I could bear. 
  • Most of her friends can’t bear her husband.
  • Sue can’t bear to be parted from her baby daughter. 
  • I can’t bear seeing food thrown away. 
  • I could hardly bear to watch. 
  • to bear a part of the expenses (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: chịu một phần các khoản chi)
  • She couldn’t bear the thought of moving again. 
  • Being made a fool of in front of a roomful of people was more than he could bear.
  • They will have to bear the misery of living in constant fear of war
  • I can't bear people who make judgements and label me.
  • I can't bear having to think what I'm going to say. 
  • He can't bear to talk about it, even to me
  • At 4:00 am on Sunday, September 12, the storm's centre is likely to be about 300km east of the coast off Thua Thien Hue Province and Da Nang, bearing the maximum sustained winds at level 11 with gusty gales at level 13

2. Mang nghĩa "Có tính chất gì đó, mang dấu vết"

=to have features or qualities that show that something happened in the past


  • bear the scars/marks of something
  • bear the hallmarks/signs/stamp of something

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Many buildings in the town still bear the scars of the bombing.
  • The incident bore all the hallmarks of a racist attack.
  • If something bears a particular mark or characteristic, it has that mark or characteristic. 
  • The houses bear the marks of bullet holes. 
  • to bear traces of a bombardment (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: mang dấu vết một cuộc ném bom)
  • ...notepaper bearing the Presidential seal. 
  • ...a corporation he owned that bore his name. 
  •  The room bore all the signs of a violent struggle.

3. Mang nghĩa "Có hình ảnh gì trên bề mặt"

=if something bears writing or a design, that writing or design is on it


  • bear someone’s signature

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Every new coin bears a date. 
  • a blue banner bearing the words ‘Civil Rights March’ 
  • The letter bore the signature of her grandfather.

4. Mang nghĩa "mang, cầm, vác, đội, đeo, ôm, gánh vác"

=to carry or hold something, for example a weapon

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • a missile-bearing warship bear arms (=carry weapons): Do you support the citizen’s right to bear arms?
  • If you bear the responsibility for something, you accept responsibility for it. After all, he bore no responsibility for what had happened the day before.

5. Mang nghĩa "có cảm giác"

=If you bear someone a feeling such as love or hate, you feel that emotion towards them.


  • bear someone something

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • bear a grudge (=to continue to dislike someone because of a past event)
  • I hope you don’t still bear a grudge against me. 
  • He had caused untold suffering, but they bore him no bitterness.
  • She bore him no ill will. 
  • I have lived with him on the best terms and bear him friendship.

6. Mang nghĩa "đẻ đứa trẻ, ra hoa"

=to give birth to a child / When a plant or tree bears flowers, fruit, or leaves, it produces them.


  • bear someone something

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The ewes usually bear twin lambs.
  • She bore him three sons.
  • As the plants grow and start to bear fruit they will need a lot of water

7. Mang nghĩa "trả tiền"

=If someone bears the cost of something, they pay for it.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Patients should not have to bear the costs of their own treatment.

8. Mang nghĩa "giống"

=If one thing bears no resemblance or no relationship to another thing, they are not at all similar.


  • bear a resemblance/relation/similarity to

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Their daily menus bore no resemblance whatsoever to what they were actually fed.
  • His description bore no relation to reality

9. Mang nghĩa "có lãi suất, đẻ lãi"

=If something such as a bank account or an investment bears interest, interest is paid on it.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The eight-year bond will bear annual interest of 10.5%

IV. Dùng "bear" như nội động từ

Mang nghĩa "chuyển hướng"

=to change direction slightly so that you are going in a particular direction


  • bear left​/​right

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The path followed the coastline for several miles, then bore inland. 
  • After you go past the church keep bearing left/right.

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