bring (one) up on (something)

bring (one) up on (something)

To allow one to experience or have something repeatedly in childhood. Because my parents worked so much, my siblings and I were brought up on TV and junk food. I was brought up on home cooking, so having to eat cafeteria food at college was a bit of a shock.
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bring someone up on something

to provide something while raising a child to adulthood. She brought her children up on fast food. You shouldn't bring up your children on that kind of entertainment!
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