bring it on


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bring (something) (up)on (someone or something)

To cause something very bad to happen to someone, something, or oneself. They wanted me to believe that I had brought shame on my family. I'm sorry to have to fire you, Jacob, but you brought this upon yourself. The product, their most expensive to develop, completely flopped when it hit the markets, bringing ruin on the company within the span of a year.
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bring it on

slang A set phrase used to challenge someone. If you think you're a better basketball player than me, bring it on!
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bring it on!

People say Bring it on! to show that they are ready and eager to face a challenge, fight or difficult situation. `Are you sure about this trip?' David asked. `Yeah,' said Julie, `Bring it on.'
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bring it on!

used as a defiant challenge to carry out a threat. informal
2003 Eye Weekly (Toronto) I come from a pretty noisy family—they all came to see me at a show I did in Guelph and it was just noise, noise, noise. I'm used to it, so bring it on!
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Since starring in Bring It On, Gabrielle has gone on to find major success, landing roles in movies such as Bad Boys II, Think Like a Man and The Perfect Holiday.