My feed

to access all these features

Pedants' corner

Bare in mind or bear in mind?

9 replies

BumperliciousNeedsaGlassofWine · 29/02/2008 20:40

And "bare with me" or "bear with me"?

OP posts:
StripeyMamaSpanx · 29/02/2008 20:41

Bear in both cases.

aviatrix · 29/02/2008 20:43

This reply has been deleted

Message withdrawn

motherinferior · 29/02/2008 20:44

You could say Bare with me but you might not enjoy the response.

motherinferior · 29/02/2008 20:45

I feel quite bare in mind sometimes.

Threadworm · 29/02/2008 20:45

Al Paccino is usually bare in my mind.

ProfessorGrammaticus · 29/02/2008 20:46

Sometimes my mind is completely bare.

motherinferior · 29/02/2008 20:48

It is of course also important to distinguish between bear behind and bare behind.

stanleysmother · 29/02/2008 21:56

or in brief.... bear means support/tolerate bare means naked. But obviously there are loads of exceptions!!

BumperliciousNeedsaGlassofWine · 29/02/2008 21:58

Ahhh, thanks. Am I an idiot?

OP posts:
Please create an account

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.