English version

bear/take/suffer etc the brunt of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbear/take/suffer etc the brunt of somethingbear/take/suffer etc the brunt of somethingATTACKCRITICIZEto receive the worst part of an attack, criticism, bad situation etc an industry that bore the brunt of the recession The car took the full brunt of the explosion. brunt
Examples from the Corpus
the full bruntHigh Street which bore the full brunt is barely recognisable.Webs of bilateral deals protect them from the full brunt of competition.When she reached the summit, she was into the full brunt of the gale-force wind.As I found out later, a metal necklace he was wearing had taken the full brunt of the lightning flash.After her death they certainly took the full brunt, Silvio in particular.Carewscourt, standing on its hill high above the surrounding countryside, took the full brunt of it.The doctor took the full brunt of Moran's resentment.
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