How to use Bear-the-brunt in a sentence

bear-the-brunt
  • As head of the court party he had to bear the brunt of the attack on the administration made by the Good Parliament in 1376.

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  • He had been perfectly content to step back and let her bear the brunt of Giddon's anger, even knowing that he had arrived uninvited.

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  • Although holding an office of subordinate rank, he was the chief defender of the government in the House of Commons, and during the time that Pitt was in opposition had to bear the brunt of his attacks.

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  • But while the Christians of the West were thus winning fresh ground from the Mahommedans, in the course of the 11th century, the East Roman empire had now to bear the brunt of a Mahommedan revival under the Seljuksa revival which, while it crushed for a time the Greeks, only acted as a new incentive to the Latins to carry their arms to the East.

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  • About 115 or r20 the northern Britons rose in revolt and destroyed the Ninth Legion, posted at York, which would bear the brunt of any northern trouble.

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  • During Dr Temple's episcopate ritual irregularities of all kinds had grown up, which left a very difficult task to his successor, more especially in view of the growing public agitation on the subject, of which he had to bear the brunt.

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  • Young people bear the brunt of economic decline in parts of the city.

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