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bring British & World English

Take or go with (someone or something) to a place

bring English Thesaurus

he brought over a tray with coffee on it

call someone to account British & World English

Require someone to explain a mistake or poor performance

put something into effect British & World English

Cause something to apply or become operative

take someone down a peg or two British & World English

Make someone realize that they are less talented or important than they think they are

pull a rabbit out of the hat British & World English

Do something unexpected but ingeniously effective in response to a problem

bring up British & World English

(Chiefly of a ship) come to a stop

bring it on British & World English

Used to express confidence in meeting a challenge

bring and buy British & World English

A charity sale at which people bring items for sale and buy those brought by others

bring to light British & World English

Make or become widely known or evident

bring someone down British & World English

Cause someone to lose power

bring something in British & World English

Introduce a new law or product

bring someone off British & World English

Rescue someone from a ship in difficulties

bring someone on British & World English

Encourage someone who is learning something to develop or improve

bring something on British & World English

Cause something, typically something unpleasant, to occur

bring someone out British & World English

Encourage someone to feel more confident

bring something to British & World English

Cause a boat to stop, especially by turning into the wind

bring someone up British & World English

Look after a child until it is an adult

bring into play British & World English

Cause something to start working so that one can make use of it

bring something about British & World English

Cause something to happen

bring something back British & World English

Reintroduce something

bring something forth British & World English

Give birth to something

bring something off British & World English

Achieve something successfully

bring something out British & World English

Produce and launch a new product or publication

bring someone round British & World English

Restore someone to consciousness

bring up the rear British & World English

Be at the very end of a line of people

bring home the bacon British & World English

Supply material support

bring someone to book British & World English

Officially punish someone or call them to account for their behaviour

bring the house down British & World English

Make an audience laugh or applaud very enthusiastically

bring something forward British & World English

Move a meeting or event to an earlier date or time

bring someone to heel British & World English

Bring someone under control

bring someone in in bring British & World English

Involve (someone) in a particular activity

bring something on/upon in bring something on British & World English

Be responsible for something unpleasant that happens to (oneself or someone else)

bring something to bear British & World English

Exert influence or pressure so as to achieve a particular result

bring something to pass British & World English

Cause something to happen

bring someone/thing down British & World English

Cause someone or something to fall over by shooting them

bring something home to British & World English

Make (someone) realize the full significance of something

bring someone to justice British & World English

Arrest someone for a crime and ensure that they are tried in court

bring someone up short British & World English

Make someone check or pause abruptly

come to life British & World English

(With reference to a fictional character or inanimate object) cause or seem to be alive or real


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