Idiom: bear out something
Idiom: bear out something (bear something out)
- to prove or confirm that something is true
- to verify something
- My own experience bears out research that shows drinking diet soft drinks doesn’t help people lose weight.
- For the first time in many years, the election results did not bear out what the polls predicted beforehand.
- The survey bore out our belief that customers found it difficult to navigate the new website interface.
- I love science because you can enter data to find out if it bears out your hypothesis.
- I was relieved when feedback from participants bore out the quality of the workshop.
- We suspect emails offering a discount get the highest response but we should really run a split test to see if it bears out our thinking.
- The marketing team was really surprised when sales figures didn't bear out our customer survey responses. Perhaps the survey sample wasn't large enough for accurate results.
- I can confirm that tracking expenses bears out all the claims that writing down purchases causes a person to spend less.
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