bring back

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Verb1.bring back - bring back to the point of departure
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
2.bring back - 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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يُعيديُعيدُ، يُرْجِعُ
bringe tilbageminde om
koma meî aftur, skila
hämta hit
geri getirmekanımsatmak
hồi tưởng

w>bring back

vt sep
(lit) person, objectzurückbringen
(= restore) custom, hangingwieder einführen; governmentwieder wählen; a rest will bring him back to normalein wenig Ruhe wird ihn wiederherstellen; to bring somebody back to life/healthjdn wieder lebendig/gesund machen; to bring a government back to powereine Regierung wieder an die Macht bringen
(= recall) memorieszurückbringen, wecken; eventserinnern an (+acc)
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(briŋ) past tense, past participle brought (broːt) verb
1. to make (something or someone) come (to or towards a place). I'll bring plenty of food with me; Bring him to me!
2. to result in. This medicine will bring you relief.
bring about
to cause. His disregard for danger brought about his death.
bring back
to (cause to) return. She brought back the umbrella she borrowed; Her singing brings back memories of my mother.
bring down
to cause to fall. The storm brought all the trees down.
bring home to
to prove or show (something) clearly to (someone). His illness brought home to her how much she depended on him.
bring off
to achieve (something attempted). They brought off an unexpected victory.
bring round
to bring back from unconsciousness. Fresh air brought him round.
bring up
1. to rear or educate. Her parents brought her up to be polite.
2. to introduce (a matter) for discussion. Bring the matter up at the next meeting.

bring towards the speaker: Mary, bring me some coffee .
take away from the speaker: Take these cups away .
fetch from somewhere else and bring to the speaker: Fetch me my book from the bedroom .
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bring back

يُعيد připomenout bringe tilbage zurückbringen επαναφέρω recordar palauttaa rappeler podsjetiti riportare 戻す 상기시키다 terugbrengen ta med (seg) tilbake przywrócić fazer lembrar, trazer de volta напоминать hämta hit นำกลับมา geri getirmek hồi tưởng 拿回来
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I am the land of their fathers, In me the virtue stays; I will bring back my children, After certain days.
He loved books, and he longed to bring back to England something of the learning which had been lost.
He has sent me hither for one reason only, to be rid of me awhile, and, whatever the words I bring back to him, the end will be the same--that night shall come when you will find an impi at your gates."
This is my plan: that you should fall upon the Halakazi tribe, destroy it, and bring back the maid as a peace- offering to Dingaan."
Silas Marner must be a person of the same sort, for how did he know what would bring back Sally Oates's breath, if he didn't know a fine sight more than that?
Silas now found himself and his cottage suddenly beset by mothers who wanted him to charm away the whooping-cough, or bring back the milk, and by men who wanted stuff against the rheumatics or the knots in the hands; and, to secure themselves against a refusal, the applicants brought silver in their palms.
This was easy for him to do, because he found the Venetians, moved by other reasons, inclined to bring back the French into Italy; he would not only not oppose this, but he would render it more easy by dissolving the former marriage of King Louis.
When the duke occupied the Romagna he found it under the rule of weak masters, who rather plundered their subjects than ruled them, and gave them more cause for disunion than for union, so that the country was full of robbery, quarrels, and every kind of violence; and so, wishing to bring back peace and obedience to authority, he considered it necessary to give it a good governor.
When I looked at the Bible of your godfather Cornelius, I was resolved to bring back to you your bulbs, only I did not know how to accomplish it.
Then he was to go with him and bring back the stolen money.
"Dear Spirit, can you use no charm or spell to make the waves bring back my child, as full of life and strength as when they swept him from my side?
The bands conceived the idea of stirring her soldierly heart with a farewell which would remain in her memory always, beautiful and unfading, and bring back the past and its love for her whenever she should think of it; so they got their project placed before General Burnaby, my successor, who is Cathy's newest slave, and in spite of poverty of precedents they got his permission.