bring sb up
— phrasal verb with bring uk /brɪŋ/ us /brɪŋ/ verb [ T ] brought, brought
- He was brought up on a diet of political propaganda from birth.
- My father was a real authoritarian so we were brought up very strictly.
- She brought up her children in just the same way her mother did.
- Ann was born and brought up in Ealing.
- He's got some funny ideas about how to bring up children.