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bring someone around

phrasal verb with bring  us   /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle brought  /brɔt/ )
  • (PERSUADE)

to ​persuade someone to have the same ​opinion as you have: She ​tried to bring them around to ​accepting a ​settlement.

bring someone around

phrasal verb with bring  us   /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle brought  /brɔt/ )
  • (MAKE CONSCIOUS)

to make someone ​becomeconscious again after being ​unconscious: Medics ​tried to bring him around.
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