verb (tr, adverb)
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usage for bring on
Words nearby bring on
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]