bring into the world

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bring into the world

Also, bring forth. Give birth, as in It's certainly easier to bring a child into the world when you have a definite means of support, or "Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and bring forth a son" (Matthew 1:23). Both versions of this term have a somewhat archaic ring. [First half of 1400s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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