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bring (one) home
To return one to one's residence. You were supposed to bring Jenny home by 10—her mother and I were worried sick! Please bring me home, I'm not feeling well.
To cause something to be more intimately acknowledged, recognized, or understood (by someone). The doctor's lecture about lung cancer really brought home the dangers of smoking. Her passionate speech about the environment brought home the importance of conservation efforts.
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Get to the heart of a matter, make perfectly clear. For example, The crash brought home the danger of drinking and driving. This term uses home in the figurative sense of "touching someone or something closely." [Second half of 1800s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
To make perfectly clear: a lecture that brought home several important points.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.