Meaning of BORE in English
▪ awful , crashing , dreadful ( esp. BrE ), real , terrible
Her husband is a crashing ~.
▪ complete , total
▪ a bit of a ~
2 a bore sth that you have to do
▪ real , terrible
It's a real ~ having to meet my aunt for lunch.
I'm very easily ~d.
I won't ~ you with too many details.
▪ ~ sb rigid ( BrE ), ~ sb silly ( BrE ), ~ sb stiff , ~ sb to death , ~ sb to tears
That lecture ~d me to tears!
▪ ~ sb out of their brains ( AmE ), ~ sb out of their mind , ~ sb out of their tiny mind ( BrE )
Bore is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ insect
Bore is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ hole , ↑ tunnel
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012