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bring (something) home

Definition of bring (something) home

  1. :  to make (something) very clear and obvious in usually a forceful or unpleasant way —usually + to <The importance of regular exercise was brought home to him when his best friend developed heart problems.>



Word by Word Definitions

bringplay
  1. :  to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded

    :  to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: as

    :  attract

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

homeplay
  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's home

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a home, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home

    :  operating or occurring in a home area

  1. :  to go or return home

    :  to return accurately to one's home or natal area from a distance

    :  to proceed to or toward a source of radiated energy used as a guide


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