be bornTo talk about coming into the world at birth, we use the passive expression to be born.
Hundreds of children are born deaf every year.
To give a place or date of birth, we use the simple past: was / were born.
My parents were born in Scotland.
the verb bearThe verb bear (bore, borne) is used to talk about accepting or tolerating difficult experiences. It is most common in the expression can't bear (= hate, can't stand).
I can't bear her voice.
In a very formal style, bear can be used with other meanings, including 'give, birth to and carry'.
The king's body was borne away to the cathedral.