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Phrasal Verbs

bring up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb bring up (2)

Meaning

to raise a new topic for discussion, or to mention a particular subject or issue in a conversation

Synonym

introduce, raise

For example

  • bring sth up You should bring that issue up in the next staff meeting.

  • bring up sth When travelling in a foreign country, you shouldn't bring up topics like religion or politics.

Nouns often used as objects with bring up (2): topic, subject, issue, matter, point

Quick Quiz

While she was in the meeting, Judy brought up

a. her proposal

b. her handbag

c. her breakfast

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