English version

bring somebody/something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring somebody/something ↔ up phrasal verb1 MENTIONto mention a subject or start to talk about it syn raise Why did you have to bring up the subject of money?2 TEACHto look after and influence a child until he or she is grown up syn raise He was brought up by his grandparents.bring somebody up to do something In my day, children were brought up to respect the law.be brought up (as) a Catholic/Muslim etc I was brought up a Catholic. upbringing3 to make something appear on a computer screen Can you bring up the list of candidates again?4 British EnglishSICK/VOMIT if you bring food up, it comes back up from your stomach and out of your mouth I had a sandwich for lunch and promptly brought it up again.5 ACCUSEto charge someone with a particular crime and make them go to a court to be judged before He was brought up before a magistrate, charged with dangerous driving.6 bring somebody up short/with a start to surprise someone and make them suddenly stop talking or doing something Her question brought me up short. bring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bring upFor us to be successful, I must regain my form, bring my game up.Lord Rea revealed that his mother and her woman lover had brought him up.Start with arms outstretched and curve sideways, bringing the arm up and over as far as possible.How delicious smelling, were the baskets of fresh garlic when the farmer brought them up from the valley.Weeping from fatigue when bringing coals up, singing for joy then going back with empty baskets.He was always vague when I brought the subject up, so I never pushed it.She looked at the bear and brought its nose up to her nose.You bring the glass up to your lips, but suddenly you think: What am I doing?be brought up (as) a Catholic/Muslim etcI was brought up a Catholic and I know the value of honesty.I was brought up a Catholic but I discarded it quite early 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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