bring up against - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybring up against
he/she/itbrings up against
present participlebringing up against
past tensebrought up against
past participlebrought up against
  1. bring someone up against something to make someone have to deal with something

    His work constantly brought him up against this problem.

See also main entry: bring