This is an example word analysis
Students should work on their own word analysis with their teacher here.
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The house was stripped
back to its bare bones
The top revealed
a bare midriff
Whereas bear (as well as those big furry things)
means to carry or transport, to show a feeling, to have a name, to give birth,
to produce fruit or flowers, to support weight, to go in a certain direction, to show patience and to aim a gun.
Can you bear with me a moment?
At the next turning bear right
To bear the cost
He’ll bear the scars for years
Will it bear the weight?
She’ll bear the brunt of that
I think it will bear fruit every year
They’ve been ordered to bear arms
I’ll bear that in mind
Bears are a bore.
Thus, “I bore it in mind” -> “I’ll bear it in mind”.
Of course, it only works if you remember which spelling applies to the big furry-growly things…