'We were worried but the doctor was able to bring her to.'
Today we take a look at phrasal verbs which use the verb 'bring'. Below you will find a definition of each with example sentences. When you have finished, try the quiz at the bottom.
to cause something to happen:
'The 1960s youth movement brought about a change in American culture and politics.'
to change a view in someone's view or opinion:
'I used to eat meat meat until I saw a TV show on vegetarianism which really brought me around.'
to take back or return something:
'Can you bring back the book I lent you tomorrow?'
'They should bring back smoking in bars. I hate going outside to smoke.'
to fall or collapse:
'The Berlin Wall was brought down in 1989.'
'The footballer was brought down by a kick from his opponent.'
to succeed at something difficult/ to accomplish something that seemed impossible:
'I can't believe your wife let you come with us. How did you bring that off?'
very similar to bring about mentioned above.To cause something to appear:
'The strong smell of flowers brought on sneezing from her. She's allergic to them.'
to come out / release:
'My favourite author is bringing out a new book next month.'
to stress or to highlight something:
That make-up really brings out your eyes.'
to revive consciousness:
'The doctor used a strong smelling salts to bring to the boxer after he had been knocked out.'
'I'd like to bring up an important point at tomorrow's meeting.'
to raise children or animals:
'He was mostly brought up by his mother as his father worked abroad a lot.'
'I was born in Vietnam, but I was brought up in America.'