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bring sb around

(UK also bring sb round)
phrasal verb with bring uk   us   /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought)
  • (MAKE CONSCIOUS)

to make someone ​becomeconscious again after being ​unconscious: I gave him a ​sniff of ​smellingsalts to ​bring him around.
  • (PERSUADE)

to ​persuade someone to have the same ​opinion as you have: At first they ​refused but I ​managed to ​bring them around (to my way of ​thinking).
(Definition of bring sb around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bring sb around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)苏醒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)蘇醒…
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