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bring someone or something to light

Fig. to present or reveal someone or something to the public. The newspaper story brought the problem to light. I have brought some interesting facts to light in my article.
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bring something to light

Fig. to make something known. The scientists brought their findings to light. We must bring this new evidence to light.
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bring something to light

also bring to light something
to make something known Her books brought to light women's contributions to society across the centuries.
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bring something to light

to discover facts, often about something bad or illegal (usually passive) When their accounts were examined, several errors were brought to light.
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bring to light

Reveal or disclose something previously hidden or secret, as in After careful investigation all the facts of the case were brought to light. This term uses light in the sense of "public knowledge." [First half of 1500s]
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bring to light

To reveal or disclose: brought the real facts to light.
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What excites us most about the WiMAX initiative is not just the role it can play to bring more consumer choices for high-speed data services, but the added benefit that WiMAX will bring to light up cities with a transforming high-speed mobile data network," said John McKinley, chief technology officer, America Online Inc.
Each year, the Search Engine Watch Awards bring to light outstanding achievements in the search engine community.
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