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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