bring (one) up on (something)(redirected from brought them up on)
bring (one) up on (something)
To allow one to experience or have something repeatedly in childhood. Because my parents worked so much, my siblings and I were brought up on TV and junk food. I was brought up on home cooking, so having to eat cafeteria food at college was a bit of a shock.
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bring someone up on something
to provide something while raising a child to adulthood. She brought her children up on fast food. You shouldn't bring up your children on that kind of entertainment!
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