bring up vs. bring on


#1

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #880 [color=blue]“In a Meeting: Phrasal Verbs”, question 1

Chairman: OK, everyone. Let’s get started with today’s meeting. I would like to bring last month’s sales reports.

(a) at
(b) up
© to
(d) on

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #880 [color=blue]“In a Meeting: Phrasal Verbs”, answer 1

Chairman: OK, everyone. Let’s get started with today’s meeting. I would like to bring up last month’s sales reports.

Correct answer: (b) up

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
Chairman: OK, everyone. Let’s get started with today’s meeting. I would like to bring on last month’s sales reports.
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Why do we use here up not on?


#2

To bring up is a phrasal verb that refers to raising a discussion topic.