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bear in upon

Induce somebody to realize something, to impress a realization upon a person, usually in a gradual way.
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I flung out of his hut (he lived all alone in a clay hut with a sort of verandah) muttering to myself my opinion of him. He was a chattering idiot. Afterwards I took it back when it was borne in upon me startlingly with what extreme nicety he had estimated the time requisite for the ‘affair.’

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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