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bring /brɪŋ/ verb (past tense and past participle brought /brɔːt $ brɒːt/) [transitive]

Irregular Forms: (brought)

اوردن ، رساندن به ، موجب شدن ، قانون ـ فقه: اقامه کردن
- take, bear, carry, conduct, convey, deliver, escort, fetch, guide, lead, transfer, transport
- cause, contribute to, create, effect, inflict, occasion, produce, result in, wreak
English Thesaurus: bring, take, get, passenger ship, cruise ship, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

bring S1 W1 /brɪŋ/ verb (past tense and past participle brought /brɔːt $ brɒːt/) [transitive]
[Language: Old English; Origin: bringan]

a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about ⇒ take:
Did you bring an umbrella?
It was the first time Joey had ever brought a girl home.
They brought news of further fighting along the border.
bring somebody/something to somebody/something
Is it OK if I bring some friends to the party?
bring somebody/something with you
For some reason, Jesse had brought a tape recorder with him.
b) to get something for someone and take it to them
bring somebody something
Can you bring me another beer?
Robert asked the waiter to bring him the check.
While she was in prison, friends used to bring her books.
bring somebody/something to somebody/something
He expects me to bring everything to him.

a) to make a particular situation exist, or cause a particular feeling:
efforts to bring peace to the region
The strikes are expected to bring chaos.
The senator’s speech brought an angry response from Civil Rights groups.
b) to cause someone or something to reach a particular state or condition
bring something to an end/a close/a halt/a conclusion (=make something stop)
The trial was swiftly brought to an end.
It was the war that first brought him to power (=made him have power over a country).
So far the US has been unable to bring him to justice (=make him be punished for his actions).
Bring the sauce to the boil (=heat it until it boils).
The country had been brought to its knees (=caused to be in such a bad condition that it is almost impossible to continue).

3. [always + adverb/preposition] to make something move in a particular direction
bring something up/down/round etc
Bring your arm up slowly until it’s level with your shoulder.
The storm brought the old oak tree crashing down.

4. [always + adverb/preposition] if something brings people to a place, it makes them go there:
The discovery of gold brought thousands of people to the Transvaal.
what brings you here? (=used to ask why someone is in a particular place)
What brings you here on a night like this?

5. to make something available for people to use, have, enjoy etc:
The expansion of state education brought new and wider opportunities for working class children.
bring something to somebody/something
The government is launching a new initiative to bring jobs to deprived areas.
bring somebody something
It’s a good sign – let’s hope it will bring us some luck.

6. if a period of time brings a particular event or situation, the event or situation happens during that time:
The 1930s brought unemployment and economic recession.
Who knows what the future will bring?

7. bring charges/a lawsuit/a court case/a prosecution/a claim (against somebody) to begin a court case in order to try to prove that someone has done something wrong or is legally responsible for something wrong:
Survivors of the fire later brought a billion-dollar lawsuit against the company.
The police say they are planning to bring charges against him.

8. bring a smile to sb’s lips/face to make someone smile:
Her words brought a sudden smile to his lips.

9. bring tears to sb’s eyes to make someone start to cry:
The pain brought tears to his eyes.

10. bring the total/number/score etc to something used when saying what the new total etc is:
This brings the total to 46.

11. cannot/could not bring yourself to do something to feel unable to do something because it would upset you or someone else too much:
She still can’t bring herself to talk about it.

12. spoken used when saying that something is the next thing that you want to talk about
that/this/which brings me to ...
This brings me to the main point of today’s meeting.

13. if a programme is brought to you by a particular television or radio company, they broadcast it or make it
something is brought to you by somebody
This programme is brought to you by the BBC.

14. bring something to bear (on/upon something) formal to use something, for example your power, authority, or your knowledge, in a way that will have a big effect on something or someone:
The full force of the law was brought to bear on anyone who criticized the government.

15. bring home the bacon informal to earn the money that your family needs to live

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

verb PHRASAL VERBS bring sb up
ADV. badly, well children who have been well brought up

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


bring peace/war
The treaty brought peace to both England and France.
bring chaos
A bomb scare brought chaos to the town centre yesterday.
bring somebody pleasure/joy/pain/grief etc
The decision brought him great relief.
bring something to an end/halt (=especially something bad)
It is our resonsibility to discuss how this conflict can be brought to an end.
bring something to a close (=especially a meeting)
At last the meeting was brought to a close.
bring something to a conclusion (=used especially in law)
Juvenile cases need to be brought to a conclusion quickly.
bring somebody to power (=make someone have power over a country)
The revolution brought to power a communist government.
bring somebody to justice (=catch and punish someone for their actions)
The authorities swore that the killers would be brought to justice.
bring somebody into contact with somebody/something
The people of the island were suddenly brought into contact with the outside world.
bring something/somebody to their knees (=make it almost impossible for somebody/something to continue)
A severe drought brought the country to its knees.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Would you like me to bring you home?
GOOD: Would you like me to take you home?
BAD: Whenever I go sightseeing, I bring my camera with me.
GOOD: Whenever I go sightseeing, I take my camera with me.

Usage Note:
Bring means ‘come with sb/sth’ (NOT ‘go’): ‘Could you bring me a glass of water, please?’ ‘I’ll see you tomorrow at the club, and remember to bring your tennis racket!’
Take means ‘go with sb/sth’ (NOT ‘come’): ‘You take the shopping indoors and I’ll put the car away.’ ‘When I go on holiday, I like to take a good book with me.’
You usually take someone home, to school or to a cinema/restaurant/airport etc (NOT bring/lead/send/carry ): ‘Lucy took us to Stratford to see a play.’ ‘If you need a lift to the station, as Peter to take you.’
Lead If you lead someone to a place, you guide them there by walking in front of them, holding them by the arm, etc: ‘Some blind people like to be led across the road.’ ‘The children led me through the wood to their secret hiding place.’
Send If you send a person somewhere, you tell them to go there. You do not go with them: ‘My company sends one of us to Singapore every six months.’
Fetch If you fetch something, you go the place where it is and come back with it: ‘We waited at reception while the porter fetched our luggage.’
Carry If you go somewhere with something in your hands, in your arms, on your back etc, you carry it: ‘She carried her chair into the garden and sat in the sun.’ ‘In some countries women carry their babies on their backs.’
Collect/fetch If you collect or fetch someone (from somewhere), you go there and bring them back with you: ‘I have to collect the children from school at 4 o’clock.’
Pick up If you pick up someone (at a place), you go to the place where they are waiting, usually in a car or other vehicle, and then take them somewhere: ‘I’ll pick you up at your house just after seven. That gives us half an hour go get to the stadium.’

BAD: I went back into the house to bring my sunglasses.
GOOD: I went back into the house to fetch my sunglasses.

Usage Note:
See Language Note above

BAD: Global warming is bringing changes in the weather.
GOOD: Global warming is bringing about changes in the weather.
BAD: Nuclear power could bring the destruction of our planet.
GOOD: Nuclear power could bring about the destruction of our planet.

Usage Note:
When you mean 'finally cause something to happen or exist', use bring about : 'These new manufacturing methods brought about an increase in production.' 'The company's poor performance was brought about by factors beyond its control.'

BAD: Our tourist industry brings a lot of foreign exchange.
GOOD: Our tourist industry brings in a lot of foreign exchange.

Usage Note:
bring in = make or earn (money): 'The job keeps me busy and brings in a little extra cash.'

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