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bring down

Posted: Thu Feb 29, 2024 12:34 am
by topas
Hi,

"The FBI must bring down plotters planning to set off a bomb on the day after Trump is elected in 2016."

What does 'bring down' mean in the sentence above?

Thanks in advance

Re: bring down

Posted: Thu Feb 29, 2024 1:11 am
by Mr Greg
'bring down' implies a stop to their action.