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Phrasal Verb - 'Bring'

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'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.

bring about

to cause something to happen:

'The 1960s youth movement brought about a change in American culture and politics.'

bring around

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.'

bring back

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.'

bring down

to fall or collapse:

'The Berlin Wall was brought down in 1989.'

'The footballer was brought down by a kick from his opponent.'

bring off

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?'

bring on

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.'

bring out

to come out / release:

'My favourite author is bringing out a new book next month.'

bring out (2)

to stress or to highlight something:

That make-up really brings out your eyes.'

bring to

to revive consciousness:

'The doctor used a strong smelling salts to bring to the boxer after he had been knocked out.'

bring up

to mention:

'I'd like to bring up an important point at tomorrow's meeting.'

bring up (2)

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.'

Phrasal Verb 'Hang'

  • I've lived here my whole life, where were you brought ___?





  • Coldplay are bringing ___ a new CD soon.





  • Don't bring ___ her birthday. She hates to be reminded of how old she is.





  • Try to bring her ___ to our way of thinking.





  • We must bring ___ the DVD to the store the day after tomorrow.





  • Wear blue to bring ___ your eyes.





  • The fall in profits brought ___ a change in company policy.





  • It took 2 minutes to bring her ___ after her accident. It was lucky there was a doctor there.





  • What brought ___ the Roman empire? It was so powerful and then it was suddenly gone.









Comments

Mistake

Try to bring her ___ around to our way of thinking. (Around is already in the sentence) - and it is a right answer!

very difficult but very

very difficult but very useful..

Phrasal Verb "Bring"

Excuse me please. I noticed a mistake in the lesson

"bring around"
"to change a view in someone's view or opinion:"

Should be corrected as

"to change someone's view or opinion"

Thanks for what I've learned from this lesson.

Bernadette

...view in someones's view...

I agree with you.

Very useful

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a mistake

Does it have a mistake in this sentence ?

'Can you bring back the book I lent you tomorrow?'

The word "tomorrow" doesn't sound right.

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Every witch has her own crystal ball.

...lent you tomorrow.

'Can you bring back the book I lent you tomorrow?'Means return the book tomorrow. It was borrowed some time in the past, we don't know when.

confusing

or better to say "(Tomorrow) can you bring back the book I lent you (yesterday)?"

Reply

i am very confused in it. Worried

you're right witch

'Can you bring back the book I lent you tomorrow (yesterday)?'

redundunt meat

'I used to eat (meat) meat until I saw a TV show on vegetarianism which really brought me around.'

coldplay

"Coldplay are bringing ___ a new CD soon." Coldplay is or Coldplays are?

Coldplay are bringing out a new CD soon

"Coldplay are bringing out a new CD soon". - I suppose it is right because "Coldplay" here is the name of a group of musicians.

Reply

Can you bring back the book I lent you tomorrow (yesterday)?

Most people seem to think

to bring her?

to bring her back to life after the accident or to bring her off because there was a doctor there to attend to her.

fresh

This is a wonderful lesson. Very useful. Thanks.

now I think that I can bring

now I think that I can bring off english problem...

You can fool some of the

You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.' Abraham Lincoln

hey hi

it was awesome

yes, you are quite right. It

yes, you are quite right. It is all Greek for me!!!Sad

no one mistake while I see

no one mistake while I see explanation....