More definitions of "bring up":
- (verb): Put forward for consideration or discussion.
Example: "Bring up an unpleasant topic"
- (verb): Cause to come to a sudden stop.
Example: "The noise brought her up in shock"
- (verb): Promote from a lower position or rank.
Example: "This player was brought up to the major league"
Famous quotes containing the words bring up and/or bring:
“The Sixties, of course, was the worst time in the world to try and bring up a child. They were exposed to all these crazy things going on.”
—Nancy Reagan (b. 1923)
“I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.”
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (18591930)
“I wish to see, in process of disappearing, that only thing which ever could bring this nation to civil war.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)