bringverb [ T ]uk /brɪŋ/ us /brɪŋ/ brought, brought
bring verb [ T ] (TOWARDS PLACE)
The police brought several men in for questioning (= took them to the police station because they might have been involved in a crime).
- I'll see if Louisa will bring her guitar to the party.
- Please remember to bring a mat and a towel with you to the next aerobics class.
- Is it okay if I bring a friend to the party?
- The waiter brought the menu and the wine list.
- I brought him some sandwiches because I thought he might be hungry.
bring verb [ T ] (CAUSE)
bring sb to sth
- It took them two hours to bring the fire under control.
- Diplomacy has so far failed to bring an end to the fighting.
- Few observers believe that the treaty will bring a lasting peace to the region.
- It's nice to be able to bring a smile to people's faces .
- December brought some seasonable snow showers.
bring verb [ T ] (LAW)
BringBring means moving something or someone. The movement is either from where the listener is to where the speaker is, or from the speaker to the listener. …
TakeTake means movement with something or someone from where the speaker or listener is to a different place: …
FetchFetch means to go to another place to get something or someone and return with the thing or the person. We use it for people and things that are not here but that we need or are due to be here. We can usually use get instead of fetch: …