Definition of 'bring up'
Example sentences containing 'bring up'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She is naturally very funny and can riff amusingly on almost any subject we bring up. The Sun (2013)It is far more damaging being brought up in a hostile environment with warring parents. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A bit of fish, fresh vegetables... It's how I was brought up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'bring up'
In Common Usage. bring up is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'bring up'
British English: bring up /brɪŋ ʌp/ VERB
If you bring up a child, you look after it until it is grown up.
She brought up four children.
- American English: bring up
- Arabic: يُرَبِّي
- Brazilian Portuguese: criar filhos
- Chinese: 培养
- Croatian: odgojiti
- Czech: vychovat
- Danish: opdrage
- Dutch: opvoeden
- European Spanish: criar
- Finnish: kasvattaa lapsia tms.
- French: élever
- German: großziehen
- Greek: ανατρέφω
- Italian: educare
- Japanese: 育てる
- Korean: 키우다
- Norwegian: ta opp
- Polish: wychować
- European Portuguese: criar filhos
- Romanian: a crește
- Russian: воспитывать
- Spanish: sacar adelante
- Swedish: ta up
- Thai: เลี้ยงดู
- Turkish: yetiştirmek
- Ukrainian: виховувати
- Vietnamese: nuôi dưỡng
Definition of bring up from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.