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bore

2 verb
     
bore2
1 [transitive] to make someone feel bored, especially by talking too much about something they are not interested in:
He's the sort of person who bores you at parties.
a film that will bore its young audience
bore somebody with something
I won't bore you with all the technical details.
bore somebody to death/tears (=make them very bored)
2 [intransitive and transitive]TECTI to make a deep round hole in a hard surface
bore something through/into/in something
The machine bores a hole through the cards.
bore through/into
To build the tunnel they had to bore through solid rock.
3 [intransitive + into] if someone's eyes bore into you, they look at you in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable
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