bring\ to\ pass

v. phr. informal
To make (smth) happen; succeed in causing.

By much planning, the mother brought the marriage to pass.

The change in the law was slow in coming, and it took a disaster to bring it to pass.

Compare: bring about, come to pass

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • bring to pass — To bring about, cause to happen • • • Main Entry: ↑pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring to pass — ► bring to pass chiefly literary cause (something) to happen. Main Entry: ↑bring …   English terms dictionary

  • bring to pass — index attain, carry (succeed), cause, commit (perpetrate), create, discharge (perform) …   Law dictionary

  • bring to pass — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make (something) happen; succeed in causing. * /By much planning, the mother brought the marriage to pass./ * /The change in the law was slow in coming, and it took a disaster to bring it to pass./ Compare: BRING ABOUT,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring to pass — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make (something) happen; succeed in causing. * /By much planning, the mother brought the marriage to pass./ * /The change in the law was slow in coming, and it took a disaster to bring it to pass./ Compare: BRING ABOUT,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring to pass — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, author, bear, beget, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring off, bring to effect, carry into execution, carry off, carry out, carry through, cause, come through with, commit, conceive, create, do,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bring to pass — idi to cause to happen; bring about …   From formal English to slang

  • To bring to pass — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To bring to pass — Pass Pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Passed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Passing}.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See {Pace}.] 1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bring — Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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