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bring to pass

To provoke, precipitate, or cause something to happen. The kids' rambunctiousness brought to pass a strict no-talking rule in the classroom. My divorce brought to pass a very lonely time in my life.
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bring to pass

To cause to happen.
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The members of this Society should, therefore, be banded together for the accomplishment of this purpose just as members of fraternal organizations are seeking to bring to pass the altruistic principles for which they stand.
Of Ely's many arresting claims, perhaps none stands out more than this: "Christianity is primarily concerned with this world, and it is the mission of Christianity to bring to pass here a kingdom of righteousness ...
Apparently, he will bring to pass one of the key prophecies of that old con artist Nostradamus, who in 1503 is said to have warned: "From the calm morning, the end will come, / When of the dancing horse / the number of circles will be nine."
Contrast this with what the Education Secretary and those of us who support his academy programme, wish to bring to pass.
The wording of our present, outdated pledge gives the impression that it is speaking of a nation and society that does, in fact, already exist - not a set of ideals that we citizens continually are trying in good faith to bring to pass. And there's the rub.