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1. Like a bear with a sore head
Meaning: To be in a very bad mood, irritable or grumpy.
Example: “Don’t talk to him right now, he’s like a bear with a sore head.”
2. Bear market
Meaning: A financial market where prices are falling and there is a general feeling of pessimism.
Example: “Investors are worried that we’re entering a bear market.”
3. Grin and bear it
Meaning: To endure a difficult or unpleasant situation without complaining.
Example: “I don’t really like my job, but I have to grin and bear it until I find something better.”
4. Teddy bear
Meaning: A stuffed toy bear that is often given to children as a gift.
Example: “When I was a kid, I had a teddy bear that I carried around everywhere.”
5. A bear hug
Meaning: A tight, enthusiastic embrace.
Example: “When I saw my best friend after a long time, we gave each other a big bear hug.”
I hope that helps! Let me know if you have any other idioms you’d like me to explain.
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