Beware Of Greeks Bearing Gifts

Meaning of Idiom ‘Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts’ When someone says “beware of Greeks bearing gifts” they mean that you should not trust enemies or opponents who are being friendly, showing kindness or being generous, as they may have an ulterior motive. 1Ayto, John.  Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary … Read more

Bear Out

Meaning of Idiom ‘Bear (Something) Out’ To bear something out means to support or confirm it. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. 2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Examples of Use “The newspaper story bears out what we all believed about the incident.” “The testimony of the second … Read more

Bear Fruit

Meaning of Idiom ‘Bear Fruit’ To bear fruit means to produce results; to have a satisfactory outcome or favorable outcome. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage Examples “If this effort is going to bear fruit we all need to give it … Read more