bring home

bring home

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To earn (money)
    I bring home 10000 dollars a month.
  2. (idiomatic) To make clearer or better understood
    • 1977 Richard M. Restak, Pre-meditated man: bioethics and the control of future human life, Penguin Books, p142
      This brought home the inadequacies of NIH policy regarding informed consent, as well as its continued reliance on the ethical judgment of its individual investigators.
    • 1992 "Making Art Accessible," Poverty Today, Issue 18 (July/September 1992), p8
      This incident really brings home the whole question of access, the point of entry for people into observing or seeing art at that kind of level.
    • 2003 Leigh McCullough, Nat Kuhn & Stuart Andrews, Treating affect phobia: a manual for short-term dynamic psychotherapy, Guilford Press, p244
      It really brings home the amount of deprivation you lived through, and it's very common for grief to come up like this.

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