bring up against

bring up against
ˌbring ˈup against [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bring up against he/she/it brings up against present participle bringing up against past tense brought up against past participle brought up against] phrasal verb
to make someone have to deal with something

His work constantly brought him up against this problem.

Thesaurus: to cause problems for someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: bring

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • bring charges against — index incriminate, lodge (bring a complaint) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring proceedings against — index complain (charge), incriminate, lodge (bring a complaint) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring action against — index litigate, prosecute (charge) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring up against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bring up against : present tense I/you/we/they bring up against he/she/it brings up against present participle bringing up against past tense brought up against past participle brought up against bring someone …   English dictionary

  • bring suit against — {v. phr.} To sue someone in a court of law. * /Fred brought suit against Tom for fraud and embezzlement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring suit against — {v. phr.} To sue someone in a court of law. * /Fred brought suit against Tom for fraud and embezzlement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring\ suit\ against — v. phr. To sue someone in a court of law. Fred brought suit against Tom for fraud and embezzlement …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bring charges against somebody — bring/press/prefer ˈcharges against sb idiom (law) to accuse sb formally of a crime so that there can be a trial in court Main entry: ↑chargeidiom …   Useful english 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 — [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


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