bring (something) to life

idiom

: to make (something) very interesting, appealing, or exciting
She brings history to life with her books.

Examples of bring (something) to life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The atmospheric energy of the record helps bring to life the intimacy-sourced escapism the pair croon about across Lido’s production. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 15 Apr. 2024 Starring in the film opposite Kirsten Dunst, the 25-year-old Missouri native spent months dodging flash blanks and learning tactical maneuvers from Navy SEALs to bring to life Garland’s vision of an America riven by violent internal conflict. Elaina Patton, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 The nominated song, which Gosling will bring to life onstage, was written by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 10 Mar. 2024 The cyclical way parents take care of their children and, later in life, children take care of their parents is such a fascinating dynamic to bring to life onstage. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 4 Oct. 2023 Colorful miniatures bring to life thousands of workers, performers, spectators and animals. Valeriya Safronova, New York Times, 14 Mar. 2024 And so, to authentically bring to life both the history and the fiction, those working on the show had to master the details on both ends. Anhar Karim, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Reis, who is considered the first Indigenous American female boxing world champion and a Native rights advocate in addition to her credits as an actor, relished the opportunity to bring to life not just a story about Indigenous people, but specifically Alaska Natives — in this case, the Iñupiaq. Lauren Huff, EW.com, 18 Dec. 2023 Margot Fenring Lea Seydoux’s Margot Fenring was one character West was delighted to bring to life. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 6 Mar. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'bring (something) to life.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near bring (something) to life

Cite this Entry

“Bring (something) to life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20%28something%29%20to%20life. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!