Meaning of “bring” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /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.

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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)