1. Bring about
Meaning: Make something happen
E.g. Social changes that have been brought about by new technology.
2. Bring along
Meaning: Bring someone or something to certain place
E.g. You can bring your friends along if you like.
3. Bring along
Meaning: Help someone improve
E.g. Her coach has brought her along a lot in the last six months.
4. Bring around
Meaning: Persuade or convince someone
E.g. It took us ages to bring him around to our point of view.
5. Bring around
Meaning: Bring something with you when you visit
E.g. He brought some books around when he came last night.
6. Bring around
Meaning: Get someone talking about something
E.g. She didn't want to tell, but I managed to bring her around and she told me everything.
7. Bring back
Meaning: Cause someone to remember
E.g. Visiting my old school brough back memories of when I was a pupil there.
8. Bring back
Meaning: To bring something when you return
E.g. Have a wonderful holiday and don't forget to bring me back a present!
9. Bring back
Meaning: To make a dead person live
E.g. Her heart stopped three times during the operation but the surgeons managed to bring her back.
10. Bring back
Meaning: To introduce a new law or system
E.g. This brings me back to subject of operational cuts and the need to introduce them.
11. Bring back
Meaning: Reintroduce something that was used in the past
E.g. I think we should bring back the tradition of dressing up for dinner.
12. Bring back
Meaning: Employ again
E.g. Sam is looking to bring back the former tennis coach in the hope of winning some competitions.
13. Bring down
Meaning: Make a government fall
E.g. The vote of no-confidence brought the government down.
14. Bring down
Meaning: Make something cheaper/ to reduce
E.g. The improvements in technology have brought the prices of computers down considerably.
15. Bring forth
Meaning: Produce something, make it known or visible
E.g. The prosecution brought forth a lot of evidence against him.
16. Bring forth
E.g. She brought forth a surprising result.
17. Bring forth
Meaning: Make something happen
E.g. The report has brought forth a lot of criticism of the policy.
18. Bring forth
Meaning: Remove something from where it is kept or hidden
E.g. She brought forth the diary and showed it to us.
19. Bring forward
Meaning: Make something happen earlier than originally planned
E.g. The meeting has been brought foward to this Friday instead of next week.
20. Bring in
Meaning: To use the skills of a particular group or person
E.g. We need to bring in a specialist to analyse the figures more closely for us.
21. Bring in
Meaning: To be the reason that someone receives money
E.g. The Royal Family bring in millions of pounds to the Treasury every year.
22. Bring in
E.g. The job brings in two thousand dollars a month.
23. Bring off
Meaning: Succeed with something difficult
E.g. No one thought she'd manage to do it, but she brought it off in the end.
24. Bring on
Meaning: Cause something to happen or speed up the process
E.g. Getting wet in the rain yesterday brought on my cold.
25. Bring on
Meaning: Make something appear.
E.g. Bring on the dancers!
26. Bring out
Meaning: Release or publish.
E.g. The band are bringing out a new CD in the autumn.
27. Bring out in
Meaning: Cause a health problem or reaction.
E.g. It was the lobster that brought me out in this rash all over my body.
28. Bring round
Meaning: Make someone wake up fromunconsciousness or an anaesthetic.
E.g. The doctors brought him round a few hours after the operation.
29. Bring up
E.g. They didn't bring the subject up at the meeting.
30. Bring up
Meaning: Raise a child.
E.g. My parents brought me up strictly.
31. Bring up
Meaning: Be officially charged with a crime.
E.g. He was brought up on charges of public intoxication.