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bring about, to cause to make a complete revolution, to complete (a cycle of time) LLL. V. ii. 806, John III. i. 81, R2 I. iii. 220, 3H6 II. v. 27 “How many hours bring about the day” ; bring forth, (1) to express, put forth Troil. I. iii. 242 “bring the praise forth” ; (2) to set in the public view, produce on a stage All'sW. V. iii. 152 “To bring forth this discovery,” H5 Prol. 10, Mac. III. iv. 125, Ant. V. ii. 218 “Antony Shall be brought drunken forth” ; bring in, to place or establish in one's position Oth. III. i. 53; bring off, to deliver, rescue, acquit H8 III. ii. 221 “I know A way . . . Will bring me off again,” Troil. V. vi. 25 “I'll be ta'en too, Or bring him off” ; bring on, to induce Ham. III. i. 9 “bring him on to some confession,” Ant. III. ii. 44; bring out, to produce (in various applications) Wint. IV. ii. [iii.] 130 “If I make not this cheat bring out another,” 1H4 III. i. 47, Tim. IV. iii. 189 “Let it no more bring out ingrateful man!” ; bring up “to,” to raise to the pitch of Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 546 “And bring him up to liking.”
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