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bring something ↔ about

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring something ↔ about phrasal verbHAPPENto make something happen syn cause How can we bring about a change in attitudes? A huge amount of environmental damage has been brought about by the destruction of the rainforests. bring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bring aboutCaterina knew this was the way things were done; she glowed at her own craftiness at bringing it about.In all these the discussion remains specific to the difficulty that brought it about.Indeed, the expectation of such misfortunes quickly brings them about.The problem is to discover the procedures by which high-level units bring this about.This would indicate that the expectation of impotence in old age can play an important role in actually bringing it about.Ursula wanted her daughter free at any price and did not mind what risks Maurice had to run to bring that about.What had brought this change about she hardly knew, but whatever the cause she did not regret the consequence.Their tremors pass through the planet like X rays through flesh and bone, bringing us clues about the rock they penetrate.
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Verb table
bring
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybring
he, she, itbrings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybrought
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave brought
he, she, ithas brought
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad brought
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have brought
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bringing
he, she, itis bringing
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you, we, theyare bringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas bringing
you, we, theywere bringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bringing
he, she, ithas been bringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bringing
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