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 ˈlightshow 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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