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to institute proceedings, charges or to put evidence before a tribunal.
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The individuals and nations among us that succumb to aggression, anger and belligerent behavior bring upon themselves rage, ruin and ravage.
Mayo road safety officer Noel Gibbons said: "We appeal to you to play your part in reducing the tragedy that road fatalities and serious injury collisions bring upon families."
The consequence is that we give up the high (and legal) road, and bring upon ourselves well-deserved criticism.
A lazy and corrupt society will bring upon itself lazy and corrupt politicians.
* On February 29, 2008, BBC reported that Israeli Deputy Defence Minister Matan Vilnai avowed in an Israeli army radio "the Palestinians will bring upon themselves a bigger shoah because we will use all our might to defend ourselves."
She and her brothers and sisters try to help this stranger, all while wondering about the teenager's presence and what possible danger their goodwill could bring upon them.
If we change the climate through profligate use of carbon, it is we who bring upon ourselves and others the consequences of reaping what we sow.
Ranging in tone from the bizarre, to the offensive, to the whimsical, to the demonic, 90 Second Cellphone Chillin' Theater offers delicate bites of how one's life could be so much worse, and encourages the listener to laugh at the misfortunes that selfish mortals bring upon themselves--at least, in the spare moments to be found in a fast- paced modern life.
Much more recently the pictures of abuses in the prisons of Iraq have induced millions of people to face and reject the wrongs we bring upon our fellow man.
* Above all else is the spiritual havoc which homosexual "marriage" would bring upon society in general and homosexuals in particular.