bring around

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Verb1.bring around - cause to adopt an opinion or course of action; "His urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school"
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
2.bring around - provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
aid, help - improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
recuperate - restore to good health or strength
3.bring around - return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories"
awaken, wake up, waken, rouse, wake, arouse - cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
resuscitate, revive - cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the comatose man"
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1. To cause to come along with oneself:
2. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
4. To achieve (a certain price).Also used with in:
phrasal verb
bring aboutphrasal verb
bring around or round
1. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
2. To cause to come back to life or consciousness:
phrasal verb
bring down
1. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow:
Slang: deck.
Idiom: lay low.
2. To bring about the downfall of:
phrasal verb
bring forth
To give birth to:
Chiefly Regional: birth.
Idiom: be brought abed of.
phrasal verb
bring in
To make as income or profit:
phrasal verb
bring off
To bring about and carry to a successful conclusion:
Informal: swing.
phrasal verb
bring onphrasal verb
bring out
To present for circulation, exhibit, or sale:
phrasal verb
bring up
1. To take care of and educate (a child):
2. To put forward (a topic) for discussion:
3. To call or direct attention to something:
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A spokesman for Abbott said: "This expansion will bring around 500 new jobs to the site over the next few years.
He said that the MMA would also try to bring around religious and democratic forces in order to achieve a healthy relationship between the politics and the state.
The new facility brings the total manufacturing square footage in McPherson to more than 700,000 and is likely to bring around 100 new jobs to the area.
Boehringer Ingelheim said the investment will bring around 300 new positions to the City of Fremont.
Geri, left, told our sister newspaper the Mirror: "There were two things I used to bring around for him [Michael]: first, the latest song I'd written, to see what he thought.
She said: "There were two things I used to bring around for him (Michael): first, the latest song I'd written, to see what he thought.