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 Meanings and Examples of BORE
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bore
 v.  drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He passed by the graves on the knoll and turned his head to glance at one of the older headstones, which had interested him deeply as a boy because it bore his name.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  He bore the honor gravely and with no untoward conceit, as though it were only his due.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  Dilcey was tall and bore herself erectly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  As the carriage bore her down the red road toward the Wilkes plantation, Scarlett had a feeling of guilty pleasure that neither her mother nor Mammy was with the party.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  And that, in time, becomes a bore.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  But she carried the child through its time with a minimum of discomfort, bore him with little distress and recovered so quickly that Mammy told her privately it was downright common--ladies should suffer more.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  The hospitals were filled with dirty, bewhiskered, verminous men who smelled terribly and bore on their bodies wounds hideous enough to turn a Christian's stomach.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Scarlett bore their gaze with a wide-eyed childlike expression.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  Except for the messy business of nursing and the bore of bandage rolling, she did not care if the war lasted forever.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  It was as though he bore an impersonal contempt for everyone and everything in the South, the Confederacy in particular, and took no pains to conceal it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  You think her silly and stupid and her patriotic notions bore you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
12  A faint hot breeze that had sprung up bore the smell of smoke to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
13  The women bore themselves like ladies and she knew they were ladies, though menial tasks were their daily lot and they didn't know where their next dress was coming from.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
14  Scarlett bore his remarks with silent dignity and, as time went by, she turned all her attention to him and his customers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  Frank, Pitty and the servants bore her outbursts with maddening kindness, attributing her bad disposition to her pregnancy, never realizing the true cause.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence: (63 in 5 pages)
16  The film bore no relation to the book.
17  The title of the essay bore little relation to the contents.
18  This drill can bore through rock.
19  The sword bore through her breast.
20  Three types of protein that enable the cells to bore in and out of blood vessels.
21  Don't bore your audience with excess verbiage: be succinct.
22  The debate coach warns her students if they belabor her point they will bore the audience.
23  Not only grandmothers bore you with stories about their brilliant grandchildren; grandfathers dote on the little rascals, too.
24  The mother eagle swooped down on the unwitting rabbit and bore it off to her aerie high in the Rocky Mountains.
25  One of the most destructive gusts in the northeastern Atlantic bore down on Ireland, unleashing strong winds and rain that killed at least three people.
26  One afternoon, I grew bored and actually fell asleep for a few minutes.
27  Children quickly get bored by adult conversation.
28  His yawns suggested he was either tired or bored.
29  Everyone around him was trying to be polite, but you could tell they were all bored.
30  He moped around the office for a while, feeling bored.