bring\ to\ light


bring\ to\ light
v. phr.
To discover (something hidden); find out about; expose.

Many things left by the ancient Egyptians in tombs have been brought to light by scientists and explorers.

His enemies brought to light some foolish things he had done while young, but he was elected anyway because people trusted him.

Compare: come to light

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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