Meaning of “bring” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /brɪŋ/ past tense and past participle brought
Extra Examples
Don't bring any food - we've got plenty.I don't think that it's going to rain, but I'll bring a raincoat just in case.She asked if she could bring some friends along to the party.It's just as well we brought an umbrella.She brought in some samples of her work.

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.
bring happiness/peace/shame, etc

B1 to cause happiness/peace/shame, etc:

Money does not always bring happiness.
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 light

(Definition of “bring” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)