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bring up

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1 to bring to maturity through care and education
  • it takes an immense commitment and a lot of love to bring up a child properly

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2 to present or bring forward for discussion
  • I hate to bring this up, but we're running short of money

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3 to bring (something) to a standstill
  • wasn't expecting the operator to bring up the carnival ride so suddenly

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The first known use of bring up was in the 14th century

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“Bring up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bring%20up. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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