Bring to light

Nicole H. Daily Life, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers”, let’s take a look at this expression: “Bring to light”.

What does “bring to light” mean?

“Bring to light” means:

  • Reveal or disclose something previously hidden or secret
  • Reveal something, often something inappropriate or illegal
  • To cause something to be known
Synonyms:

Reveal, expose, disclose.

Example:
  • The facts that were uncovered in the investigation will bring to light a reality that most people don’t want to believe.
  • He was on a mission to bring to light the injustices that were committed against him.
  • The scientist brought his research findings to light when he published his research paper.

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References:

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/bring-to-light

https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/bring+to+light