February 23, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
the brunt of /ðə ˈbrʌnt əv/ idiom
the brunt of
/ðə ˈbrʌnt əv/
idiom
The island is bearing the brunt of the storm.
The island is bearing the brunt of the storm.
Learner's definition of THE BRUNT OF

: the main force or effect of (something harmful or dangerous)

  • Cities on the coast felt/bore the brunt of the storm.

  • His troops took the brunt of the enemy attack.

  • The brunt of his criticism was directed at the supervisors.

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