bear in mind


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bear/keep something in mind

to remember a piece of information when you are making decisions or thinking about a matter ((often + that)) Bearing in mind that she's had so little experience, I thought she did very well. Of course, repair work on older buildings is an expensive business and that's always something to be borne in mind.
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bear in mind

Also, keep in mind. Remember, as in Bear in mind that I can't walk as fast as you, or Keep your constituency in mind when you speak. [First half of 1500s]
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I don't mean to pretend that the science of gunnery has not advanced, but it is as well to bear in mind that during the middle ages they obtained results more surprising, I will venture to say, than ours.
We do not steadily bear in mind, how profoundly ignorant we are of the conditions of existence of every animal; nor do we always remember, that some check is constantly preventing the too rapid increase of every organized being left in a state of nature.
After glancing at herself as a comparatively worthless vessel, but still as one of some desert, she besought her to bear in mind that her aforesaid dear and only mother was of a weakly constitution and excitable temperament, who had constantly to sustain afflictions in domestic life, compared with which thieves and robbers were as nothing, and yet never sunk down or gave way to despair or wrath, but, in prize-fighting phraseology, always came up to time with a cheerful countenance, and went in to win as if nothing had happened.
But I hope he'll bear in mind as it's his mother's family as he owes it to," said Mrs.
Vanstone's character which I am now about to present to you seems in some respects at variance with your later experience, bear in mind that, when you first knew him twelve years since, he was a man of forty; and that, when I first knew him, he was a lad of nineteen.
Bear in mind, however, that Neptune is still furious with Ulysses for having blinded an eye of Polyphemus king of the Cyclopes.
Besides, you must bear in mind that, knowing it to be your Childish Nature to tell all that's in your heart--so simple