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Thousands of Mexicans live and work in Texas, but still have family - or even second homes - in Mexico. With Ritabearing down onthe Gulf coast, many felt it was time to go home, at least for a week or so.

文中bear down on的意思是"逼近,袭击"。 请看例句:The enemy warship tried to bear down on our small airboat.(敌舰企图逼近我们的小汽艇。)此外,bear down on 还有"重重落于……之上"的意思。如:Responsibility for his family bears down on a young man.(养家的重任对于年轻人是重担。)


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