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bring on

1 (v + adv) MED cause TRANSITIVEthe heart attack was brought on by stress strus ba chúis leis an taom croí, strus an tsiocair a bhí ag an taom croí, strus ba bhun leis an taom croí 2 (v + adv) encourage TRANSITIVEhe's bringing on young players tá sé ag cothú imreoirí óga, tá sé ag spreagadh imreoirí óga, tá sé ag tabhairt imreoirí óga chun cinnthe plants were brought on in the greenhouse cuireadh borradh faoi na plandaí sa teach gloine
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3 (v + prep) (also

bring upon

) induce, provoke TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m uhe brought shame on the family tharraing sé náire ar an teaghlach
4 (v + adv) wish sth to happen TRANSITIVEbring on Cork in the final! scaoil chugainn Corcaigh sa chluiche ceannais!bring on Christmas! is fada liom go mbeidh an Nollaig ann!, is fada liom go dtiocfaidh an Nollaig!You think it's too hard for me? I say bring it on! Ceapann tú go bhfuil sé ródheacair agam? Scaoil chugam é, a deirim!; Ceapann tú go bhfuil sé ródheacair agam? M'anam nach bhfuil! 5 (v + adv) SPOR send on as substitute TRANSITIVEtabhair isteach  c m uhe was brought on in the last minute tugadh isteach é sa nóiméad deireanach, tugadh isteach é mar fhear ionaid sa bhomaite deireanach, tugadh chun páirce é sa nóiméad deireanach → see bring