bear the brunt

Put¬†up¬†with¬†the¬†worst¬†of¬†some¬†bad¬†circumstance,¬†as in¬†“It¬†was¬†the¬†secretary¬†who¬†had¬†to¬†bear¬†the¬†brunt¬†of¬†the doctor’s¬†anger.”

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Related Words for¬†‘bear the brunt’

withstand, brave, undergo, feel, tolerate, experience, face, weather, sustain, suffer, encounter, know, accustom, stomach, stick, support, brook, abide, countenance, stand