Phrase of the Day (bear the brunt)-01APR20

Phrase of the Day (bear the brunt)-01APR20

Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is bear the brunt and it is a phrase meaning “to suffer or endure the worst part of something (force/burden/pressure) when a very bad or unpleasant thing happens.

Example Sentence: If the COVID-19 pandemic lashes India with severity, it will not be just the middle class who will be affected. India’s impoverished millions are likely to overwhelmingly bear the brunt of the suffering which will ensue.

This phrase is present in today’s The Hindu op-ed  article A pandemic in an unequal India and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu.

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