bring up against

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "bring up against":
present tense I/you/we/they bring up against he/she/it brings up against present participle bringing up against past tense brought up against past participle brought up against
bring someone up against something to make someone have to deal with something

His work constantly brought him up against this problem.


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