bring something about/on


bring something about/on
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  • bring something about — 1 the affair that brought about her death: CAUSE, produce, give rise to, result in, lead to, occasion, bring to pass; provoke, generate, engender, precipitate; …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bring something about one's ears — bring something (down) about one s ears bring something, esp. misfortune, on oneself she brought her world crashing about her ears …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring sth about — UK US bring sth about Phrasal Verb with bring({{}}/brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought) ► to make something happen: »He brought about the collapse of the company by his reckless spending …   Financial and business terms

  • bring something on. — See bring something about sense 1. → bring …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring something to someone's notice — bring something to someone’s notice british formal phrase to tell someone about something Their working conditions were only brought to public notice last year. I’ll bring the situation to his notice at the first opportunity. Thesaurus: to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring something home to someone — bring (something) home (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring something home to — bring (something) home (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring (something) home — (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related vocabulary: hammer… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring something to mind — bring (something/someone) to mind to cause you to think of someone or something. Something about his face brings to mind an old friend of mine …   New idioms dictionary