Phrasal Verbs With Bring | Bring Phrasal Verbs
Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the word bring.
Bring about something (Make something happen)
- The civic administration plans to bring about major changes in the infrastructure of the city.
- A lack of trust often brings about bitterness in a relationship.
Bring along somebody or bring somebody along
To bring along somebody is to bring him or her somewhere
- Can I bring my friend along for the party?
- Everybody should bring along something to drink.
Bring along can also mean ‘help someone to improve his / her skills’.
- A good leader should be able to bring his teammates along.
Bring somebody around / round (Make someone who is unconscious become conscious again.)
- They sprinkled water on her face to bring her around.
Bring somebody around can also mean ‘persuade him / her to agree with you’.
- At first she didn’t like my idea, but I eventually managed to bring her around.
Bring something back or bring back something (Make someone remember something from the past.)
- That song always brings back memories of my childhood.
Bring somebody back or bring back somebody (reappoint somebody)
- He left the firm in 2001 but was brought back by the new management.
Bring somebody down or bring down somebody (Cause people in government etc. to lose their position)
- This scandal is likely to bring the government down.
- Bring down can also mean ‘reduce the amount of something’.
- The government has failed to bring down inflation.
Bring something forward or bring forward something
- To bring an event forward is to change its date so that it happens earlier than planned.
- The date of the wedding has been brought forward to June 21st.
Bring in something or bring something in (Make a particular amount of money)
- His father has asked him to look for a job so that he can bring some money in.
Bring off something or bring something off (succeed in doing something difficult)
- It was a tough job, but I managed to bring it off.