One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Come to be realized by.‘the folly of her action was borne in on her’
- ‘Elinor has her full complement of sensibility, though her capacity and her cause for suffering is late to be borne in on her inattentive family.’
- ‘As I listened it began to be borne in on me that he was talking complete nonsense, and that I had better have a bit of a think about it.’
- ‘The truth has been borne in upon them through their own brave stand that there can be no normal sport in an abnormal society.’
- ‘The truth of that observation will, I think, be borne in on anyone who has watched the BBC tape, as I have.’
- ‘Tracing the musical genealogy of any given nationalistic genre is no easy task, particularly when there are many influences brought to bear upon it.’
- ‘He ran hard for a quarter of a mile, and at the end of that distance it began to be borne in upon him as a strange and curious thing that there were so few people about, and that there were no shops open.’
- ‘He was a splendid worker but influence was brought to bear on him, which eventually made him decide to resign from the mission and enter the mining business.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.