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brought up

adjective as in bred

adjective as in mentioned

adjective as in raised

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Example Sentences

Yet, for god knows what reason, his name is never brought up in the “Great American Filmmaker” conversation.

I mean my background weighed heavily, because I was brought up in this orthodox way.

George Cook, a middle-age black man from the Bronx, brought up the rear.

An article in Nature three weeks ago brought up the devastation that could result if contact tracing were to be stopped.

But when the information was brought up with the White House, senior adviser Karl Rove told them to “let these sleeping dogs lie.”

No well-brought-up girl would allow herself to do so, my dear, she would have far too much self-respect.

You love her, your beautiful Finnish orphan brought up in France and romantically met in London, with the adorable name?

They are more susceptible to the horrors and discomforts of what they were never brought up to undergo.

At a late term of the Court of Sessions a man was brought up by a farmer, accused of stealing some ducks.

They were simple country folks, who had been brought up in the old house at the foot of the hill.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bring up, such as: educate, rear, teach, breed, cultivate, and develop.

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