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Synonyms for bring

cause

bring someone down: knock over

bring someone in

bring someone round: wake up

bring someone round: persuade

bring something back: bring to mind

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bring something back: revive

bring something down: overturn

bring something down: reduce

bring something down: cut down

bring something in: produce

bring something out: publish

bring something out: emphasize

bring something up: mention

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Synonyms for bring

to cause to come along with oneself

to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

to achieve (a certain price)

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bring around: to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

bring around: to cause to come back to life or consciousness

bring down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

bring down: to bring about the downfall of

bring forth: to give birth to

bring in: to make as income or profit

bring off: to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

bring out: to present for circulation, exhibit, or sale

bring up: to take care of and educate (a child)

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bring up: to put forward (a topic) for discussion

bring up: to call or direct attention to something

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Some time between Canada and Texas, the comedy takes Collins and Evans back to the home turf of Los Angeles and their major claim to fame, "Dynasty." Originally written for Carol Channing and Mary Martin, "Legends!" has an especially prescient line that should bring down the house: One of the dames opines that the other dame would sell her last bugle-bead dress if she could appear on "Dynasty" and learn "what witch doctor Joan Collins goes to to keep looking like that!"
As this tale opens, the college is about to close Pi Alpha Kappa (PAK) down but the good old frat boys want to bring down the house with one final alcoholic bomb of a night, and the perfect excuse is Bret's 21st birthday.
The University of Miami has created a "Tumba La Casa" ("Bring Down The House") school mark for a football game next month, and plans to unveil a more permanent Hispanic-themed mark in the spring.
She was partnered by soloist Giuseppe Picone, charmingly raffish as her pirate prince; Jose Manuel Carreno brought an exoticism to his slave, Ali, that couldn't be matched, although in subsequent performances both Corella and Picone threatened to bring down the house when they danced that role.
It's entirely possible that the misadventure of some other financial institution will bring down the house of cards.