English version

bring somebody/something around/round

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring somebody/something around/round phrasal verb1 bring the conversation around/round to somethingINTRODUCE to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a conversation I’ll try to bring the conversation around to the subject of money.2 CONSCIOUSto make someone become conscious again I slapped his face a couple of times to try to bring him round.3 PERSUADEto manage to persuade someone to do something or to agree with you She won’t listen to me. Let’s see if Sue can bring her round. to I’m sure I can bring him around to our point of view.4 TAKE/BRINGto bring someone or something to someone’s house I’ll bring the books around tomorrow. bring→ See Verb table
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bring around/roundIts own fund-raising activities bring this up to around £200,000 perannum, a figure now insufficient to cover its present needs.S. businesses, which bring in around 30 percent of all its revenues, a priority.If I had a place of my own I'd have to bring Louisa around here.Final edit and design. Bring the final round of comments to your next meeting.But she'd obviously brought him round to her way of thinking.Passing through humid cornfields back to town brings the mind around to separation.With the rector, however, Arthur still can not bring the conversation around to the confession he once planned to make.Just talk to the Twin brooks and just keep bringing them around to the subject of their son.bring the conversation around/round to somethingWith the rector, however, Arthur still can not bring the conversation around to the confession he once planned to make.bring toHe had twisted in that grip, tried to bring the gun round to bear on that monstrous maw.But she'd obviously brought him round to her way of thinking.In the evening I brought the text round to his hotel.With the rector, however, Arthur still can not bring the conversation around to the confession he once planned to make.Its owner who did not want, or did not dare, to bring his boat round to the jetty?Just talk to the Twin brooks and just keep bringing them around to the subject of their son.Which brings us neatly around to the subject of this report.
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Verb table
bring
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybring
he, she, itbrings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybrought
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave brought
he, she, ithas brought
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad brought
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have brought
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bringing
he, she, itis bringing
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you, we, theyare bringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas bringing
you, we, theywere bringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bringing
he, she, ithas been bringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bringing
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