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b ruhnt

  • n  main force of a blow etc
    bore the brunt of the attack

  • Of the 178,000 active-duty Marines in the world, some 80,000 have seen a tour in Iraq or Afghanistan, and 25,000 are now bearing the brunt of some of the worst fighting in Iraq.
  • This was to appease his disgruntled followers whose brothers and uncles are the ones behind bars and who feel they have taken an unfair brunt of the surge while former Sunni .
  • Lacking college degrees, they are more likely to be feeling the brunt of an array of economic problems that now includes high energy prices, rising unemployment, soaring health .
News & Articles

  • Boston Bruins fans make Game 1 a night at the movies
    NASHUA – Imagine being one person, armed with only a flashlight, trying to calm down hundreds of excited Boston Bruins fans. It’s not an ideal situation if it happens once. But Chunky’s Cinema’s staff are facing the possibility of doing it seven times. On Wednesday night, incessant talkers and texters got a break as the few present Chicago Blackhawks fans took the brunt of the dirty looks at ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph
  • Boston Bruins fans make Game 1 a night at the movies
    NASHUA – Imagine being one person, armed with only a flashlight, trying to calm down hundreds of excited Boston Bruins fans. It’s not an ideal situation if it happens once. But Chunky’s Cinema’s staff are facing the possibility of doing it seven times. On Wednesday night, incessant talkers and texters got a break as the few present Chicago Blackhawks fans took the brunt of the dirty looks at ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph
  • What Dad Actually Wants for Father's Day
    Dads still bear the brunt of the financial burden in most families, but here are five ways you can ease their stress on Father's Day.
    June 12, 2013 - FOX Business
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    Addressing 60 veterans and their families at a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 490 in Houston, Obama said, "Veterans are bearing the brunt of bad decision-making by our leaders." "War should not be the first resort. ...... lt should...
  • Kevin Rudd in AFP
    Pacific island countries are among the least responsible for the causes of climate change,Rudd told the forum opening ceremony. "They will bear the brunt of its impact the most -- we must all act together to meet this challenge. We must...

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