He was thus able to bring out of the closet a long term nightmare and an even longer term fact of American life.
In so doing, you discover, you bring so much more to the table now that the notion of lost time is a moot one.
The second path for the GOP—attempting to bring down the economy—is a clear and present possibility.
Her assistant was sent off to bring her outfit to the venue where the event was held.
The plea bargain was swiftly contorted into an outright means of extorting inculpatory perjury to bring down targeted individuals.
If he didn't know how to bring Moni to his side, all would be lost.
Then she desired Cinderella to go to the trap, and bring her a rat.
He lies hid like a fox in the hills waiting for this you bring.
Indeed I should be mightily bound to you if you could bring it about, Mr. Careless.
Heidi, in her happiness, could hardly wait to bring the old woman the good news.
Old English bringan "to bring, bring forth, produce, present, offer" (past tense brohte, past participle broht), from Proto-Germanic *brenganan (cf. Old Frisian brenga, Middle Dutch brenghen, Old High German bringan, Gothic briggan); no exact cognates outside Germanic, but it appears to be from PIE root *bhrengk-, compound based on root *bher- (1) "to carry" (cf. Latin ferre; see infer).
The tendency to conjugate this as a strong verb on the model of sing, drink, etc., is ancient: Old English also had a rare strong past participle form, brungen, corresponding to modern colloquial brung. To bring down the house figuratively (1754) is to elicit applause so thunderous it collapses the roof.