English Lesson & Audio: Phrasal Verb “Bring Up”

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Phrasal Verb: bring up (1)

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Definition:

To mention something.

Use:

A person can bring up a conversation topic.

Structure:

bring up [something] or bring [something] up

Examples:

At the party, Tony brought up his new job.

Frank always brings his ex-girlfriends up when he meets a new girl.

Practice:

Do you have a friend that brings up something from the past?

Phrasal Verb:bring up (2)

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Definition:

To raise (children).

Use:

A parent or caregiver can bring up a child.

Structure:

bring up [someone] or bring [someone] up

Examples:

My parents brought me up in New York

Brad is bringing his kids up nicely.

Practice:

Do you know someone who is bringing up their kids right now?



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  • Chaya

    Nice! The audio is a great addition to the lesson!

    • http://blog.myhappyenglish.com Michael

      Thanks Chaya…More cool new things coming soon!

  • Name (required)amel teza

    it seems to be interesting but i couldnt find the audio

    • http://blog.myhappyenglish.com Michael

      I wonder why. Can you let me know which browser and os (windows/mac) or smartphone you are using?

  • http://javiervallestero.blogspot.com.es Francisco Javier

    Great lesson.

    The audio is much appreciated.

  • Nadezhda

    Using audio makes it really great! Thanks a lot! Good luck!

    • http://blog.myhappyenglish.com Michael

      Thanks! I’ll be doing more audio lessons and podcasts moving forward :-)

  • amel teza

    Thanks a million for your efforts and inspiration
    Really an interesting and a fruitful job
    im a TFL and i find your lessons useful and i teach them to my learners from time to time

    May Allah rewards you sir

    • http://blog.myhappyenglish.com Michael

      Hello Amel. Thanks so much for the kind words. I guess your students are lucky to have such motivated teacher. :)