Bear somebody out
To bear somebody out is to agree that he is right.
I was hoping that my wife would bear me out, but she proved me wrong.
Bear out what somebody says (= support his statement)
Your third-rate behaviour bears out the fact that you were brought up in third-rate circumstances.
Bear up (= be brave against misfortune)
She prayed that she should have the strength to bear up her sorrows.
Bear down (=crush, overcome)
As an experienced politician, I can easily bear down any conspiracy against me.
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