Her feet were bare, as was the custom in those days.
1. He beat a bear with bare hands. Two hundred is the bare minimum. 2. She bared her back at the red carpet. He bared his soul to her.
You don't need to take off your shoes. It's too cold to go barefoot.
An infinitive without a 'to' attached is called a bare infinitive.
She told how the dog bared its teeth before sinking them into an officer's
Confident as I am that you will not trifle with this appeal, my heart sinks and my hand trembles at the bare thought of such a possibility.
A bare word of criticism makes her nervous.
That would be twenty-seven words instead of four, and while the bare message of the longer statement would be understood, the persuasive force would be lost.
The verb 'help' takes to-infinitives and bare infinitives but bare infinitives are said to be the most common in casual text; as also used in this example sentence.
This, of course, tends to promote bribery, corruption and the creation of ‘fly-by-night' lumber companies which strip the land bare, but vanish when it comes time to re-seed.
we still don't know much beyond the bare information on the flight.
After we sold the sofa, the room looked very bare.
The Jondrettes room was dirty and evil-smelling, unlike Mariuss bare but clean room.
I just did the bare minimum – I read what I had to.