bring (someone) into the world(redirected from brought him into the world)
bring (someone) into the world
1. To give birth to a baby. It's a big responsibility to bring a baby into the world.
2. To assist the birth of a baby. Dr. Brown is a fine obstetrician—she brought all three of my kids into the world.
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bring someone into the world
Fig. to deliver a baby; to attend the birth of someone. The doctor who brought me into the world died last week. I was brought into the world by a kindly old doctor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
bring into the world
Also, bring forth. Give birth, as in It's certainly easier to bring a child into the world when you have a definite means of support , or "Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and bring forth a son" (Matthew 1:23). Both versions of this term have a somewhat archaic ring. [First half of 1400s]
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.