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bring

verb [T]
 
 
/brɪŋ/ (past tense and past participle brought)
A2 to take someone or something with you when you go somewhere: Did you bring an umbrella with you? [+ two objects] He brought me some flowers.Transferring and transporting objectsTaking someone somewhere or telling them the way
bring happiness/peace/shame, etc B1 to cause happiness/peace/shame, etc: Money does not always bring happiness.Causing things to happen
can not bring yourself to do sth to not be willing to do something because it is so unpleasant: He couldn't bring himself to talk to her. → See also bring sb/sth to their knees, bring sth to lightUnwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
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