bring (someone) in from the cold(redirected from brought sb in from the cold)
bring (someone) in from the cold
To allow someone to join or participate in a group from which they were previously excluded; to accept someone into a certain social setting. A relatively unknown director for most of her career, her work with the A-list celebrity garnered the attention of a major Hollywood studio and finally brought her in from the cold. The company finally brought its striking workers in from the cold after months of intense negotiations.
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- (one) puts (one's) pants on one leg at a time
- accompany (one) on a/(one's) journey
- accompany on a journey
- a stranger to (someone or something)
- be out of (one's) league
- be out of somebody's league
- be in bad with (someone)
- bargain for (someone or something) with (someone)
- brief (someone) about (someone or something)