2019-07-27 23:13:07  每日学英语
bear the brunt
brunt /brʌnt/ n. 冲击;主要冲力
To bear the brunt means to receive the main force of the damage, the problem, the attack
bear the brunt的意思是接受主要的破坏、问题、攻击
If the coast usually bears the brunt of the hurricane, it means it experiences the strongest part of the storm and the most damage.
海岸通常bear the brunt of飓风,这意味着它经历了风暴最猛烈的部分和最大的破坏。
For example, if a company makes the unpopular decision to raise the prices of its products, the customer service workers will probably bear the brunt of the customers anger.

It was the secretary who had to bear the brunt of the doctor's anger.