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bring

verb [T] (CAUSE)    /brɪŋ/ (brought, brought)
B1 to cause , result in, or produce a state or condition : [+ two objects] She's brought us so much happiness over the years . [+ -ing verb] The explosion brought the whole building crash ing to the ground . Several trees were brought down (= made to fall ) by the storm . The closure of the factory brought poverty to the town (= resulted in it becoming poor ). Bring the water to the boil (US to a boil ) (= make it start boiling ). She suddenly brought the interview to an end. Her tragic story brought tears to my eyes (= made me cry ). What will the future bring for these refugees ?Causing things to happen bring sb to sth to cause someone to come to a particular place or thing: This subject brings me to the second part of the discussion . What brings you (= why have you come) to London?Causing things to happen
(Definition of bring verb (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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