Bringing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbrɪŋɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word bringing
Brit.  |ˈbrɪŋɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word bringing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to bring

noun

- the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail) (syn: delivery)

Examples

...I have been tasked by the host with bringing the pies for Thanksgiving this year....

...a winter storm bringing about six inches of snow...

...a seminar bringing together the world's leading epidemiologists...

I scraped one of the chairs while bringing it up the stairs.

I liked the simple chore of bringing in the firewood.

She has the difficult task of bringing together a number of discordant elements.

He was disowned for bringing shame to the family.

...judges are getting sick of people bringing frivolous lawsuits...

...the leathery meat served in the cafeteria drove many of us to start bringing our own lunches...

...a fervent orison asking for divine guidance in bringing about a peaceful solution to the grave international crisis...

...a preparatory investigation to see if there is enough evidence to warrant bringing charges...

...privy meetings between high-level representatives from both sides for the purpose of bringing about an armistice...

Few people these days are in favour of bringing back the old punishment by death.

Jane can't come, she's been bringing up all morning.

Leave them alone and they'll come home, bringing their tails behind them.

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