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bringen

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪŋən/

Translation of bringen in English:

unr. tr. V.

  • 3es zu etwas/nichts bringen get somewhere/get nowhere
  • 4jmdn. ins Gefängnis bringen [crime, misdeed] land sb in gaol jmdn. wieder auf den rechten Weg bringen [fig.], get sb back on the straight and narrow jmdn. zum Lachen/zur Verzweiflung bringen make sb laugh/drive sb to despair jmdn. dazu bringen, etw. zu tun get sb to do sth etw. hinter sich bringen [ugs.], get sth over and done with
  • 5jmdn. um seinen Besitz bringen do sb out of his property
  • 7ein Opfer bringen make a sacrifice
  • 8einen großen Gewinn/hohe Zinsen bringen make a large profit/earn high interest
  • 9das bringt es mit sich, dass … that means that …

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