bring sb around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “bring sb around” in the English Dictionary

"bring sb around" in British English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of bring sb around?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“bring sb around” in British English

    Word of the Day

    carnival

    (a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

    Word of the Day

    Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
    Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
    by Liz Walter,
    February 03, 2016
    My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

    Read More 

    farecasting noun
    farecasting noun
    February 08, 2016
    predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

    Read More