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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-14-09 10:03 AM
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17. I always thought it was "bring two bear". Hmm.
Now I know why I never get invited to parties.
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  -Grammar mavens: Is it "bring to bear" or "bring to bare"? HamdenRice  May-14-09 09:35 AM   #0 
  - "Bring to bear"  DinahMoeHum   May-14-09 09:36 AM   #1 
  - What the bear market brings to bear?  HamdenRice   May-14-09 09:38 AM   #3 
     - Bearing down on...  JHB   May-14-09 09:44 AM   #7 
  - bear  NMDemDist2   May-14-09 09:37 AM   #2 
  - yeah. bear = hold up weight. nt  HamdenRice   May-14-09 09:39 AM   #4 
     - yes.. that is right.  hlthe2b   May-14-09 09:40 AM   #5 
     - Actually it's related to directional bearing, i.e. to point something at.  TheWraith   May-14-09 10:00 AM   #16 
        - I never thought of that. I thought it was to bring the "weight" of your argument  HamdenRice   May-14-09 10:15 AM   #20 
  - Bear.  bear425   May-14-09 09:41 AM   #6 
  - How about "..honing in" on something"?...  Bigmack   May-14-09 09:48 AM   #8 
  - Yes.  Robb   May-14-09 09:52 AM   #12 
  - Yes, honing as in sharpening.  enlightenment   May-14-09 10:37 AM   #21 
  - Yup, homing, like the pigeons nt  HamdenRice   May-14-09 09:58 AM   #15 
  - Bear....  Hepburn   May-14-09 09:49 AM   #9 
  - delete  TheCoxwain   May-14-09 09:50 AM   #10 
  - I prefer "bring me beer"  FloriTexan   May-14-09 09:51 AM   #11 
  - uh...  HamdenRice   May-14-09 09:57 AM   #13 
  - If we're talking about the financial markets, I'd rather have Everclear.  gkhouston   May-14-09 09:57 AM   #14 
     - Does Everclear = Transparency  FloriTexan   May-14-09 11:11 AM   #22 
  - I always thought it was "bring two bear". Hmm.  lumberjack_jeff   May-14-09 10:03 AM   #17 
  - If they were lesbian porno bears, you'd be the hit of every party. n/t  gkhouston   May-14-09 10:04 AM   #19 
  - Well, it depends on if your talking about feeding bears or stripping.  vanbean   May-14-09 10:04 AM   #18 
 

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