In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to bear / take the brunt of sth
- these areas took the brunt of the recession — estas zonas fueron las más afectadas / castigadas por la recesión
- their regiment bore the brunt of the casualties — su regimiento tuvo el número más alto de bajas
- Xander is the most changed, so he's going to bear the brunt of the effects of the virus.
- Sales and marketing staff are expected to bear the brunt of the cost-cutting measures.
- The front left hand side of the First bus bore the brunt of the impact, and the passenger door was destroyed.
- Steven took the brunt of the attack which left him unconscious and needing hospital treatment.
- As was expected it is the small and medium businesses in which have been forced to face the brunt of the Act.
- Pakistan was then, as today, a frontline state and bore the brunt of the economic and social impact of the conflict.
- His daughter has to bear the brunt of talk generated by her father's downfall.
- The bottom line is the common risk factors really are carrying the brunt of the burden.
- The front left-hand side of the bus bore the brunt of the impact and its passenger door was destroyed.
- As a result, the highlands of East Africa bore the brunt of European colonization.
- She managed to get a little bit of her arm in the way, but she took the brunt of the force on her middle.
- The target is probably where you're choosing to focus their effect, absorbing the brunt of the tangle.
- Rural women bear the brunt of the problems caused by environmental degradation.
- The van bore the brunt of the impact and skidded over forty yards into a stone wall following the collision.
- Many of those trapped and injured were in the front first-class carriage, which took the brunt of the impact.
- The hotel's casual staff were baring the brunt of the loss in business with a reduction in their hours.
- The poor of the world will have to bear the brunt of the resulting resource degradation.
- There were one or two difficulties on the tiny stage, of which opening band Fever Dog bore the brunt.
- As a result, the families are broken up and children bear the brunt of the developments that follow.
- Meanwhile it is the bewildered and shocked members who have borne the brunt of the uncertainty.
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