Bring Up

Bring Up

Infinitive: Bring Up
Present Tense: Bring Up/ Brings Up
-ing Form: Bringing Up
Past Tense: Brought Up
Past Participle: Brought Up
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in three ways
  1. 1

    To bring something from a lower level/place to a higher level/place.

    He managed to bring up the station's TV ratings.
    The delivery man brought the order up to the tenth floor.

  2. 2

    To introduce or mention a particular topic in a conversation.

    Don't bring up his divorce when you see him.
    Why didn't you bring up the missing money?

  3. 3

    To raise a child.

    Her parents brought her up very well. She is an amazing young lady.
    We were brought up on home cooked meals, so we rarely eat at restaurants.

Bring Up
  1. Dad ______ ___ all his old A-tracks from the basement to play at the family gathering.
  2. Who would've thought that ________ ___ a puppy is like _______ ____ a child? It requires the same patience and money.
  3. If you ______ ____ his name one more time, I am going to scream.
  4. Let's call room service to _______ ____ some food and wine.
  5. The twins were ______ ____ by their father.

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    Dad brought up all his old A-tracks from the basement to play at the family gathering.

    Who would’ve thought that bringing up a puppy is like bringing up a child? It requires the same patience and money.

    If you bring up his name one more time, I am going to scream.

    Let’s call room service to bring up some food and wine.

    The twins were brought up by their father.

  • Dad brought up all his old A-tracks from the basement to play at the family gathering.
    Who would’ve thought that bringing up a puppy is like bringing up a child? It requires the same patience and money.
    If you bring up his name one more time, I am going to scream.
    Let’s call room service to bring up some food and wine.
    The twins were brought up by their father.

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