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bring home meaning

  "bring home" in a sentence
  • Verb: bring home
    1. Make understandable and clear
      "This brings home my point" 
    2. Earn as a salary or wage
      - take home

    Derived forms: brings home, brought home, bringing home

    Type of: bring in, clear, demo, demonstrate, earn, exhibit, gain, make, present, pull in, realise [Brit], realize, show, showcase, take in


  • [American slang]
    v. To show clearly; emphasize; make (someone) realize; demonstrate. The accident caused a death in his family, and it brought home to him the evil of drinking while driving. A parent or teacher should bring home to children the value and pleasure of reading.

Examples

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  1. i have to bring home the bacon.
  2. i have to bring home the bacon.
  3. his gruff father warned, "don't bring home an okinawan or an eta."
  4. on the same day, we also decided to bring home to hanoi that we meant business.
  5. a parent or teacher should bring home to children the value and pleasure of reading.

Related Words

  1. bring down the curtain meaning
  2. bring down the house meaning
  3. bring down upon meaning
  4. bring forth meaning
  5. bring forward meaning
  6. bring home the bacon meaning
  7. bring home to meaning
  8. bring in meaning
  9. bring in the big guns meaning
  10. bring into meaning
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