Bring - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word bring
Brit.  |brɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word bring
irregular verb:  p.t. — brought  p.p. — brought

verb

- take something or somebody with oneself somewhere(syn: convey, take)
- cause to come into a particular state or condition
- cause to happen or to occur as a consequence(syn: play, work, wreak)
- go or come after and bring or take back(syn: convey, fetch, get)
- bring into a different state (syn: land)
- be accompanied by
- advance or set forth in court(syn: institute)

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Examples

Have you brought the money with you from the bank?

She brought her boyfriend home to meet her parents.

Love of adventure brought her here before taking her to many other places.

This radio station brings you all the news as it happens.

Can anything bring peace to this troubled region?

Having a baby has brought great happiness into her life.

They are going to bring one of their friends with them.

Any goods brought to our country must be carefully checked.

Bring your running shoes along, and we'll get some exercise.

Bring the new members around to the meeting tonight.

You must bring these library books back next week.

Bring the washing in, it's raining.

The lifeboat brought off most of the shipwrecked sailors.

The waiter brought the next dish on.

When the doctor arrives, bring him up.

Phrasal verbs

bring about  — cause to move into the opposite direction
bring back  — bring back to the point of departure
bring down  — move something or somebody to a lower position
bring forth  — bring into existence
bring forward  — cause to move forward

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Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: bring
he/she/it: brings
present participle: bringing
past tense: brought
past participle: brought
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