bear onupon

1have some connection withbe related to与…有关;涉及

These were vital decisions that bore on the happiness of everybody.这些是关系到每一个人幸福的重要决定。

How does his remark bear on the matter?他的话同这件事有什么关系?

2affect sb.(usu in a bad way)对…有影响;对…施加压力

The shortage of oil bears on the life of the people.石油短缺影响了人民生活。

We have to bring some pressure to bear on him.我们必须对他加点压力。