bring home
phrasal to make unmistakably clear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bring home — If you bring something home, you explain it or make it very clear …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bring home — verb 1. make understandable and clear (Freq. 3) This brings home my point • Hypernyms: ↑show, ↑demo, ↑exhibit, ↑present, ↑demonstrate • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring home — v. (D; tr.) ( to make known ) to bring home to (the bombing brought the war home to the civilian population) * * * (D; tr.) ( to make known ) to bring home to (the bombing brought the war home to the civilian population) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bring home — {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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring home — {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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring home — verb a) To earn (money) I bring home 10000 dollars a month. b) To make clearer or better understood This brought home the inadequacies of NIH policy regarding informed consent, as well as its continued reliance on the ethical judgment of its… …   Wiktionary

  • bring\ home — 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bring home — persuade, convince …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring home — idi to make clearly evident …   From formal English to slang

  • bring home the bacon — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To support your family; earn the family living. * /He was a steady fellow, who always brought home the bacon./ 2. To win a game or prize. * /The football team brought home the bacon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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