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bring sth forward

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with bring   /brɪŋ/ (brought, brought) us  
to introduce something so that it can be seen or discussed: The police brought forward some new evidence in the case. mainly UK to change the date or time of an event so that it happens earlier than planned: The elections were brought forward by three months.
Translations of “bring sth forward”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…提前…
in Russian переносить на более ранний срок…
in Turkish tarihi öne çekmek, daha yakın bir tarihe almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…提前…
in Polish przyspieszać coś…
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