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Hi teachers,
Could you possibly correct the sentence below for me?:

Mr A : May I borrow the company car to go to the National Park?
Director :Yes, you can use the company car to go there on condition that you must bear the petrol /gasoline costs.

Thank you in advance
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Hi,

Mr A : May I borrow the company car to go to the National Park?
Director :Yes, you can use the company car to go there on condition that you must bear the petrol /gasoline costs.

Mr A : May I borrow the company car to go to the National Park, please?
Director :Yes, you can, but you'll have to pay for the gas yourself.

Clive
thank you Clive very much
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You can use the word "cover" instead of "bear", i.e. "... you must cover the petrol costs." Or to make it even clearer: "... you must cover the petrol costs yourself."
In this case 'bear 'is used like 'carry'. In other words...'you need to carry the petrol costs' the same way you would carry a load or other burden e.g. financial.
Hi,

That's true. But, nevertheless, 'bear' is not a natural word to use in this sentence.

Best wishes, Clive
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Agreed.
Clive But, nevertheless, 'bear' is not a natural word to use in this sentence.
Hi Clive.

What could be more natural than 'bear' in a national park?

Best wishes, - A.
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