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bring about

Meaning: If you bring about something, you cause it to happen or you make it happen.

Synonym: make happen, cause

For example:

  • bring about sth The greed of a few people in the financial world brought about the global financial crisis.

  • bring sth about The president wanted reform of the healthcare system but he wasn't sure how to bring it about.

Nouns often used as objects with
bring about: change, reform, recovery, improvement, development; collapse, crisis, decline, demise, failure

Quick Quiz:

The new manager wants to bring about changes because he thinks the company has been run
  1. very well
  2. very smoothly
  3. very poorly

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