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bring sth on

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with bring   /brɪŋ/ (brought, brought) us  
to make something happen, usually something bad: The loud music brought on another one of his headaches.bring it on! informal said to show that you are prepared and willing to compete in a competition or to do something difficult: England versus Brazil - bring it on!
Translations of “bring sth on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 引起,造成(通常為壞事)…
in Russian вызывать что-либо…
in Turkish kötü bir şeyin olmasına neden olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 引起,造成(通常为坏事)…
in Polish wywoływać coś…
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