EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEAR DOWN

Thus silently did the "Chesapeake" bear down upon her adversary.

It seemed to bear down on us suddenly in a great burning sheet.

They have refused, without exception, to bear down on the word how.

Nelson now hoisted the signal to bear down on them in two lines.

After a word or two with the officers, he signalled to bear down on the enemy in two lines.

Yet again, if one should see us, would she bear down upon us?

Im goin to loop that craft and bear down on them from abeam.

But if we really do bear down upon you, will you give us a sign that its all right?

There is a power in Scripture which must bear down all before it.

I'll bear down on it when I talk to them in closing, and before then.

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