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bring back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbring back phrasal verb1 bring something ↔ backSTART something/MAKE something START to start to use something again that was used in the past syn reintroduce The city council has decided to bring back the old electric trams. Bringing back the death penalty has done absolutely nothing to reduce crime.2 bring something ↔ backREMEMBER to make you remember something The trip brought back a lot of happy memories. Seeing those pictures on TV brought it all back to me.3 bring something ↔ backTAKE/BRING to take something or someone with you when you come back from somewherebring something back for somebody Don’t forget to bring something back for the kids.bring somebody back something If you’re going to the store, could you bring me back a six-pack?4 bring somebody ↔ back to return someone to their previous job or position of authority syn reinstate Following their latest defeat, soccer fans are urging the club to bring back the former manager.5 bring somebody back to somethingINTRODUCE if something that is said brings you back to a particular subject, it is connected with that subject, so you will start talking about it again This brings us back to the question of funding. bring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
bring backMacnab brought back a favourable reply from Berlin on 21 August.But when I go to Dakar I won't just bring back broken shoes.Some of those applications will be brought back by some people for assistance when they meet next Monday night.They're talking about bringing back formal grammar teaching.Bridges is a scientist working on dirt samples brought back from a Mars expedition.Mrs Ali will bring you back from school today.Why don't you bring Barbara back here?We're going to bring back some beer with us -- do you want anything else?They brought back some lovely cheese from France.Do you think they should bring back the death penalty?When can you bring back those books I lent you?His solicitors were only told at 9am he was being brought back to court.Thanks -- I promise I'll bring it back tomorrow.I was going to ask if you could bring that pair of jeans back with you.brought it all backHayling's invitation had brought it all back.Talking to Leo had brought it all back, the hurt, the desperation, the painful break with her family.She was sexually assaulted as a child and the recent publicity had brought it all back to her.bring somebody back somethingMy dad brought me back a T-shirt from New York.bring somebody back to somethingShe brings the papers back to her office and shuts the door.He had felt ashamed the first time he put it on: it brought him back to his ugliness.Polishing with a soft cloth will bring the surface back to life.We must bring that cup back to Oxfordshire.Which brings us back to red wine.This brings us back to the expressive order.Food brought me back to the human face.Which brings us back to why this period is one of some urgency.
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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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