In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cause to rise)(prices/temperature) hacer subircan you bring her up to the required standard? — ¿puedes conseguir que alcance el nivel necesario?
2(rear)(child) criarI was brought up by my aunt — me crió mi tía
- they brought us up to respect authority — desde niños nos enseñaron a respetar la autoridad
- I was brought up on westerns — crecí viendo películas de vaqueros
3(mention)(subject) sacardid you have to bring that up? — ¿por qué tuviste que sacar eso a relucir / a colación?
- I wanted to bring up the matter of … — quería mencionar el asunto de …
4Militar(tanks/artillery) hacer avanzar
6(make appear)she was brought up before the judge — se la hizo comparecer ante el juez
- they were brought up before the headmaster — los llevaron ante el director
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