bring something forward

bring (something) forward to make something known.

During the trial, evidence was brought forward that proved the wrong person had been arrested.

Usage notes: often used in the form something was brought forward, as in the example

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • bring — [brɪŋ] verb brought PTandPP [brɔːt ǁ brɒːt] LAW bring a case/​charge/​suit/​lawsuit to organize a legal case against someone: • a string of lawsuits brought by jobseekers who think they re the victims of discrimination • Company directors are… …   Financial and business terms

  • bring forward — bring (something) forward to make something known. During the trial, evidence was brought forward that proved the wrong person had been arrested. Usage notes: often used in the form something was brought forward, as in the example …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring forward — verb 1. cause to move forward (Freq. 1) Can you move the car seat forward? • Syn: ↑advance • Ant: ↑back (for: ↑advance) • De …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring — verb (past and past participle brought) 1》 carry or accompany to a place. 2》 cause to move or to come into existence. 3》 cause to be in a particular state or condition: take an aspirin to bring down your temperature. 4》 cause someone to receive… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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