English version

bring something on/upon somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring something on/upon somebody phrasal verbCAUSEto make something unpleasant happen to someone You have brought disaster on the whole village!bring something on/upon yourself I’ve got no sympathy for him – he’s brought this all on himself! bring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bring on/upon A few weeks ago, my wife needed to bring Nick on a plane to visit her mother.Having a baby would mean leaving university and bringing shame on my family.Shapiro said he brought Bailey in on the case because it would be tried in Florida.This section brings discussion on the process of central government management reform up to date by reviewing developments since 1980.Brown and Warne had an unenviable dilemma on their hands, even if they brought it on themselves.I need to bring a thermometer on these trips.This brings dependence on those who fix the price on the international market.Dixie will move north into the city to bring new markets on, while you run the Isle of Dogs.bring something on/upon yourselfAnd at the same time ashamed of the affliction that he had brought down on himself.Brown and Warne had an unenviable dilemma on their hands, even if they brought it on themselves.Conversely, it is easy to see how Blanche brings her problems on herself.He's brought it upon himself.He would have brought it on himself.One way or another she brought it on herself.This makes the illness even harder to bear, if you feel that you have brought it on yourself.In part, he thought, Kathy had brought it on herself: she had a personality that lured him on.
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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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