bring about

Meaning(s)

1. to cause sth to happen

Popularity

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Professional

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Social

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bring about change/peace/a solution

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To 'bring something about' means to cause it to happen. You can 'bring about a change' or 'bring about a result', for example. This is a phrasal verb used in social and professional contexts.

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  1. It took years of negotiation to bring about peace between the two factions in the Civil War.
  2. The garbage collection strike brought about a rat problem in the city.

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  1. The finance director was hired to bring about change in the struggling company.
  2. The campaign is intended to bring about higher engagement on our social media platforms.

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