Main definitions of bear something in mind in English

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bear something in mind1

(also keep something in mind)

phrase

  • Remember a fact or circumstance and take it into account.

    ‘people also need to bear the same warnings in mind if they use mobile phones and email’
    with clause ‘bear in mind that the figures vary from place to place’
    • ‘Keep in mind that rates for personal jewelry insurance may vary according to your state or country.’
    • ‘Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.’
    take into account, be mindful, remember, consider, mind, mark, heed, take into consideration, not forget
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Main definitions of bear something in mind in English

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bear something in mind2

phrase

  • See mind

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    • ‘It might be worth bearing in mind if you're brave enough to visit the shops during the January Sales melee.’
    • ‘Use these key words as often as possible, bearing in mind most search engines have a facility to filter out mindless repetition.’
    • ‘Ideals versus realities is probably something I should be bearing in mind at this point in my career development, too.’
    • ‘I don't know where I'm going with this, but it's a point worth bearing in mind.’
    • ‘If you bought your policy a few years ago, it is worth checking to see what it might cost you now, bearing in mind of course you will be older.’
    • ‘It is worth bearing in mind, too, that this time the job could be that of prime minister, not just leader of the opposition.’
    • ‘But it's worth bearing in mind what de Caunes sacrificed to pursue his movie aspirations.’
    • ‘I did very well in the heels all night though, bearing in mind that I've hardly worn high heels for any length of time for ages now.’
    • ‘But it would pay the union movement, the low-income and the more romantic of Labour's supporters to bear this in mind, to spare them heartbreak.’
    • ‘There's a bit of Horace which I think is worth bearing in mind if you're a writer or a publisher or indeed anyone who works in the book business.’
    • ‘And I'm bearing in mind that painkillers, like old age, are better than the alternative.’
    • ‘Prudence would have come at a price, and that is worth bearing in mind in the current debate.’
    • ‘That's only part of the story, I think, but it's worth bearing in mind.’
    • ‘The first half was a sedate affair bearing in mind what was to follow as Bowling made all the early running.’
    • ‘It is also worth bearing in mind all the people Shipman did save.’
    • ‘As long as one bears in mind that the trade mark represents both source and responsibility for quality no harm is done.’
    • ‘It's worth bearing in mind that the most exciting thing about the comic book medium is that you can bring pretty much anything into it.’
    • ‘It's frightening, especially bearing in mind what's happened in Soham.’
    • ‘The difficulty for the electorate will be knowing who and what to believe bearing in mind that in many cases we will have heard it all before.’
    • ‘This is a truly frightening sum - even more so when one bears in mind that it does not include local government staff, whose pensions are funded through council tax.’