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bear the burnt of

bear the burnt of
Meaning: take the main force, often of a criticism or unpleasant event.
Example: When the teachers and other government employees went on a strike, they did not realize they’d have to bear the burnt of public anger when they go back to work.

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  • Expression: surya writes on 4 October, 2015

    think it should be bearing the brunt not burnt. typo correct it.

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