What is the Meaning of the English Phrasal Verb
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
bring up something
bring something up
to mention, or start to talk about, something
Examples of BRING UP in Sentences:
1. Every time I bring up the idea, she gets quiet and won’t talk.
2. They were sorry that they brought up the topic of politics. He didn’t stop talking after that.
3. Don’t bring up her boyfriend when you talk to her. They just broke up.
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. Not all the definitions are shown here.
|present participle||BRINGING UP|
|past participle||BROUGHT UP|