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bring about change

This page is about the collocation bring about change

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to cause or create change in something or someone

For example

  • The obesity report brought about major changes in the way the food industry is regulated.

  • Change isn't always easy to bring about, but don't stop trying.

Related collocations include "bring about reform" and "bring about improvements"

Quick Quiz

The best way to bring about change is to

a. change the best things first

b. explain why change isn't necessary

c. persuade people that change is needed

Contributor: Matt Errey