bear in mind

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bear in mind (third-person singular simple present bears in mind, present participle bearing in mind, simple past bore in mind, past participle borne in mind)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To remember; to consider; to note.
    Bear in mind that I'm not as young as I was, so I can't walk as fast as you.
    • 1961 September, “Talking of Trains: Greater scope for steam”, in Modern Railways, page 517:
      Were the possibilities of improving the efficiency of British Railways' steam locomotives by making the best use of the reasonably satisfactory low-grade lump coal available today, and thereby saving more high-grade locomotive coal, borne in mind when it was decided to go ahead rapidly with replacement of steam traction?
    • 2007 September 27, Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood, distributed by Paramount Vantage & Miramax Films, spoken by Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis):
      Bear in mind you could lose it all if you're not careful.
    • 2015 January 31, Daniel Taylor, “David Silva seizes point for Manchester City as Chelsea are checked”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      As it turned out, Costa was not too badly missed bearing in mind his replacement, Loïc Rémy, scored Chelsea’a goal.

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