to bear in mind

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - bear in mind

"to bear in mind"

to remember to consider a related idea when thinking about, considering or doing something else


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - bear in mind

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  We really need to be thinking about changing something if sales continue low as they are.

Colleague 2Bear in mind that sales are always low during this season.

Colleague 1:  You're right. Thanks for that reminder. Let's wait until next quarter and see how sales are doing then.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - bear in mind

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Well? Are we going camping this weekend?

Friend 2:  We should bear the weather forecast in mind.

Friend 1:  What does the forecast say?

Friend 2:  There is a sixty percent probability of rain on Saturday.

to bear in mind - Usage:


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to bear in mind - Gerund Form:

Bearing in mind the weather forecast, do you think it wise to take an umbrella?

to bear in mind - Examples:

1)  To drink or not? You also need to bear in mind the ethical or religious food rules that the other person may follow.

2)  However, she said they must also decide if reasonable force was used, but bear in mind that that decision is hard to make when under attack.

3)  ... tapping his forehead twice to underline what his players need to bear in mind.

4)  ... we have a festival to celebrate as the money will come in handy, but bear in mind when the next payday is going to be.

5)  Bear in mind that a mortgage equity withdrawal loan is in essence still a financial commitment ...

6)  The government should bear in mind that unclear and vague policies would only hurt the poor, who live ...

7)  The other thing to bear in mind is that the rate on these type of accounts usually drops steeply after ...

8)  With all that to bear in mind it might sound impossible to make a decision on a TV, but ...

9)  Bear in mind that inordinate or brash actions would invite unnecessary repercussions such as ...

10)  He said they should always bear in mind that they are in the government to protect and serve the people and ...

11)  However, if you want do this with the help of e-mail message, bear in mind that its processing may take some time.

12)  Such transfers between couples do not give rise to a tax charge, but do bear in mind full legal ownership and entitlement to the assets will take place.

13)  As the tournament progresses, hosts will have to bear in mind the need for better ground control.

14)  However, those wishing to invest in property in other countries should bear in mind local laws and restrictions on acquiring real estate.

15)  The police advised the public to exercise caution when responding to online advertisements and to bear in mind that the party you are dealing with online is a stranger. 

16)  Also bear in mind that despite all the road closures, the traffic laws still apply.

17)  One thing to bear in mind is to recognise the younger generation and their way of learning, ...

18)  Do note that this is not a negative, just something to bear in mind when riding bikes like these, with short travel shocks and low-to-the-ground ride ...

19)  So we hope that they would arrive at this conclusion. But we should also bear in mind that we have no say. We can not determine the dynamics of ...

20)  ... bounce rates, you may well be a victim of the fickle mobile consumer. Bear in mind that mobile users are often multi-tasking, in an environment where they're ...