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bare

1. slang To a great degree. Primarily heard in UK. His comments pissed me off bare, but what could I say in response? He's the boss, after all.
2. vulgar slang Without wearing a condom. Used especially with the verb "go" as a euphemism for "have sex." Never go bare with someone you've just met, bro. You have no way of knowing who they've been with before you.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bare something

the smallest or least possible. Bob did the bare minimum of work to pass the class. Food, clothing, and shelter are the bare necessities of life.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Bare even got his mom, Jeannie Bare, to come into the studio and scream on the recording, echoing the lyric in the almost-tragic story.
If one tree almost killed his mother, another restored the karmic balance when it saved Bare's 3-year-old son after he rode his bike down a hill and crashed.
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Aamir will be the first actor from his league to do the bare scene in the film.
The bare act is the introduction scene where Aamir, who plays the role of an alien, lands on Earth.
Rajkumar Hirani, who is the director of the film, had included the naked scene in his original script, but wasn't sure whether Aamir would do the bare act.
This demonstration of the equal semiotic rights of unworked, unmarked areas made everything possible in modern art, from Pollock's use of bare canvas to Cage's manipulation of silence to perhaps even Duchamp's readymades.
There we could remove our high-modernist lenses and distinguish between the "truly incomplete," in the words of the curators, and the "unfinished yet complete"--between the pictures that Cezanne abandoned or slashed (the marks are still visible in the restored Portrait of Alfred Hauge, 1899) and the ones he stepped away from gingerly to avoid upsetting an optimal balance of painted and bare canvas.
His problem was the embryological one of preserving that life through development up to delivery, which he seems to have defined quite conservatively as requiring the total coverage of the canvas with paint--witness his famous tussle with the bare knuckles in the portrait of his dealer, Ambroise Vollard (dated 1899), also in the exhibition.