bring home to someone

bring home to someone

Sylvia's overdose brought home to them the fragility of their own lives

Syn:
make someone realize, make someone understand, make someone aware, make clear to someone; drive home to someone, impress upon someone, draw attention to, focus attention on, underline, highlight, spotlight, emphasize, stress; informal clue someone in to

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  • bring home to someone — bring (something) home to (someone) to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, especially something unpleasant. These photographs finally brought home to us the terrible realities of war. It took an international …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring home to someone — bring (something) home (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring something home to someone — bring (something) home to (someone) to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, especially something unpleasant. These photographs finally brought home to us the terrible realities of war. It took an international …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring home to — bring (something) home to (someone) to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, especially something unpleasant. These photographs finally brought home to us the terrible realities of war. It took an international …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring something home to someone — bring (something) home (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring home to — bring (something) home (to (someone)) to make something more clearly understood. Her visit to the war memorial brought home to her the suffering the war had caused. Usage notes: usually said about something that is difficult or unpleasant Related …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring home the bacon — informal 1. to earn money to live on. If Jo s going to be at home looking after the kids, someone needs to bring home the bacon. (informal) 2. to do something successfully, especially to win a game or race. Racegoers crowded the stand to see him… …   New idioms 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 — 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

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