bring sth up
— phrasal verb with bring uk /brɪŋ/ us /brɪŋ/ verb [ T ] brought, brought
- The meeting seemed to be going well until Charles brought up the issue of holiday pay.
- He's forever bringing up the past.
- The evening was going well until someone brought up the subject of politics.
- She would start talking about something else whenever he brought up the subject of marriage.
- It was neither the time nor place to bring up the issue of religion.