The verb BRING can be used in different contexts to mean different things. Check the various meanings of the verb accompanied by examples:
a) to take someone or something from one place and have them with you when you arrive somewhere else: Bring a coat in case it turns cold. Don’t forget to bring a friend to our graduation party.
b) to have something with you so that you can give it to someone when you arrive: I brought a gift for you.
c) to move something somewhere, bring something down: She reached up to the shelf and brought down a box.
d) to move something up: Bring your hands slowly up to shoulder height.
e) to be the cause of a state, situation or feeling: The agreement forms part of our efforts to bring peace to the region.
f) bring someone something: The baby has brought them great joy.
g) bring someone/something into contact with: My work brings me into contact with all kinds of people.
h) to suspect somebody as guilty: The authorities are expected to bring charges against both parties.
Here are some phrasal verbs with the word BRING:
|bring up||To raise (a child).||Sara is bringing up her children by herself.|
|bring somebody down||make unhappy.||This sad music is bringing me down.|
|bring up (something)||start talking about a subject||My mother walks out of the room when my father brings up sports.|
|bring something up||to vomit||He drank so much that he brought his dinner up in the toilet.|
Learn these idioms with the word BRING
|bring a smile to your face/lips||to make you smile|
|bring tears to your eyes||to make you cry, or to feel as if you are going to cry|
|bring something to an end/a close/a halt||to make something stop. He brought the conversation to a close.|
|can’t bring yourself (to do something)||to be unable to do something too unpleasant or embarrassing, or makes you too upset. He can’t even bring himself to talk to me.|
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