bring something to light

bring to light

To reveal something, often something inappropriate or illegal. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bring" and "to." Discrepancies in the yearly budget report brought to light corruption in the company. I never wanted to be a whistleblower, but I'm the only one who can bring these documents to light.
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bring something to ˈlight

show information, evidence, etc: The police investigation brought to light evidence of more than one crime.These documents have brought new information to light about Shakespeare’s early life.
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Either way, while you're whittling, let me bring something to light that will put a real gun in your hands and a figurative stick in the ribcage of the Cuomos and Bradys of the world: a 100 percent complete, fully functional AR-15 receiver that your cast in your own home.
Partnerships come under the illuminating rays of a full Moon that could bring something to light that connects to the past.
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