If you ‘bring something about’, you cause it to happen.
- How can we bring about change in this old-fashioned company?
- We need to bring about a change in attitude.
If you ‘bring someone along’ with you, they come with you.
- I want to bring along John to the meeting, if that is OK.
- Why not bring Simon along, if he’s interested?
If something ‘brings back’ memories, it reminds you of the past.
- That photo brings back memories of our visit to Thailand.
- Meeting him brought back memories of when we worked together.
If you ‘bring down’ a price, you reduce it.
- We need to bring down the price to something more affordable.
- They’re bringing down the price of all their cars.
If you ‘bring forward’ a meeting, you arrange it for an earlier time.
- I want to bring forward the meeting to Tuesday.
- Can we bring forward the meeting by an hour?
If you ‘bring someone in on’ a discussion, you ask them to join in with your discussion.
- I want to bring in John on this as he is an expert.
- We need to bring in an outside consultant.
If you ‘bring out’ a new product, you introduce it to the market.
- I hear they have brought out a new model.
- We’re bringing it out early next year.
If you ‘bring someone round’, you persuade them.
- He was against the idea but Sally brought him round.
- How can we bring him round?
If you ‘bring up’ a subject, you mention it.
- Mark brought up the problem with the heating.
- Any other problems that you want to bring up?
If you ‘bring on’ somebody, you train them to be better.
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