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English verb: have a bun in the oven

1. have a bun in the oven (body) be pregnant with

SamplesShe is bearing his child.
The are expecting another child in January.
I am carrying his child.

Synonymsbear, carry, expect, gestate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have


Verb groupbear, birth, deliver, expect, give birth, have

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