verb (tr, adverb)
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usage for bring on
Words nearby bring on
Example sentences from the Web for bring on
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Taraji manages to bring an equal measure of truth to the mother in her character.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways|James Sully
When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Idioms and Phrases with bring on
Cause to happen, produce, as in His cold brought on an asthma attack. This usage was first recorded in John Milton's Samson Agonistes (1671): “These evils . . . I myself have brought them on.” Also see bring about.
Cause to appear or bring into action, as in Bring on the jugglers. [Mid-1800s]