Meaning of “bring sth back” in the English Dictionary

"bring sth back" in British English

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bring sth back

phrasal verb with bring uk /brɪŋ/ us /brɪŋ/ verb [ T ] brought, brought

(RETURN)

A2 to return from somewhere with something:

[ + two objects ] Can you bring me back some milk?

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  • If you bring the deposit bottles back, you'll have enough money for chewing gum.
  • Astronauts brought back specimens of moon rock.
  • We brought back a few souvenirs from our holiday in Greece.
  • "He hasn't brought the book back." "Oh, really! That's the second time I've asked him!"
  • I brought a few trifles back from India - bits of jewellery and material mainly.

(Definition of “bring sth back” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bring sth back" in Business English

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bring sth back

phrasal verb with bring uk /brɪŋ/ us verb [ T ] brought, brought

to return something to where it came from:

The new TV didn't work, so I brought it back to the store.

(Definition of “bring sth back” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)