bring (someone) into the world

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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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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]
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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.
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It's time to put the responsibility of children on to the people who brought them into the world. Why do many seem to think it is perfectly acceptable for their kids to run riot and destroy property for no reason?
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