Definition of bring on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bring on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to help somebody develop or improve while they are learning to do something
  1. 1to make something develop, usually something unpleasant synonym cause He was suffering from stress brought on by overwork.
  2. 2to make crops, fruit, etc. grow well

bring something on somebody


bring something on yourself

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to be responsible for something unpleasant that happens to you/somebody I have no sympathy—you brought it all on yourself. He has brought shame and disgrace on the whole family.