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English definition of “bring someone around”

bring someone around

(MAKE CONSCIOUS) phrasal verb with bring    /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle brought  /brɔt/)
to make someone become conscious again after being unconscious : Medics tried to bring him around.
(Definition of bring someone around (MAKE CONSCIOUS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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