England fans also love to bring up the score from the two World Wars, singing “Stand up if you won the war!”
What better way to bring up a serious issue without commandeering the meal?
Might either of the two bring up the malignant problems experienced by the Eurozone?
The topic was too bizarre, too unbelievable, for me to bring up with friends.
I delight in every opportunity to bring up the namesake of my publication.
bring up a shirt one day and a pair of drawers the next, that's what you do.
There, go you all on the rock, and I will bring up the Mohicans with the venison.
But I can bring up the grub, while you keep after that mother lode.
The officer must bring up his family in accordance with his position.
Unable to break the enemy, unable to bring up any new forces from Vienna, Napoleon ordered a retreat.
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.