ability to bear

See: tolerance
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So, when a woman begins to feel like she is breaking down emotionally, those around her begin forcing her to be happier because women should have the ability to bear all.
A strong characteristic of camels that is well known is their ability to bear thirst for a long time.
I have met victims of human trafficking literally brought to this country for their ability to bear children and reap the financial benefits for their slave owners.
Birmingham Yardley MP Phillips, who worked for a domestic abuse charity before becoming an MP, told the House of Commons: "I have met victims of human trafficking brought to this country for their ability to bear children and reap the financial benefits for their slave owners.
The world communities differ in their contributions to climate change, in their ability to respond to climate change, and in their ability to bear the costs involved.
Texans' ability to bear arms is going to be even bolder today than it's ever been before.
The UN adds that most obstetric fistulas occur among women living in poverty and in cultures where a woman's status and self-esteem may depend almost entirely on her marriage and ability to bear children.
In addition, high inflation rates affected customers' ability to bear the burden of the debt.
Factual inaccuracies aside,' she described, 'he reduced my value to nothing more than my relationship with a successful man and my ability to bear children.
Now we are going to be out of it the UK will be able to bring our unique national intellectual ability to bear on the global problems unrestrained by the "group think" of the EU.
The main pillars of food security represented in availability of food and the ability to bear the cost of food, as well as quality and safety.
Muscat: Availability of food, and the ability to bear the cost of food, as well as the quality and safety are the main pillars of food security in the Sultanate.