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bring round


bring around

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (Medicine) to restore (a person) to consciousness, esp after a faint
2. to convince (another person, usually an opponent) of an opinion or point of view
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bring round - 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 round - 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"
يُعيدُ إلى الوَعْي
přivést k vědomí
få til at komme til bevidsthedkomme til bevidsthed
vekja til meîvitundar
priviesť k vedomiu
ayıltmakkendine getirmek

w>bring round

(esp Brit)
vt sep
(to one’s house etc) → vorbeibringen
(= steer) discussion, conversationbringen (→ to auf +acc)
unconscious personwieder zu Bewusstsein bringen
(= convert)herumkriegen (inf)


(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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To-morrow, twenty-three thousand more will fall due, and this month will bring round quite a hundred and thirty thousand more.
But this war may bring round a peace; this peace will require a negotiator; that negotiator will be me.
This goes to prove that I turned the horses with the reins, for no man who is shot in the right shoulder can have strength enough to bring round such obstinate devils.
Three mots on this bugle will, I am assured, bring round, at our need, a jolly band of yonder honest yeomen.
You'd hardly ever bring round th' old squire to believe he'd gain as much in a straightfor'ard way as by tricks and turns.
Ostler, bring round my gig," cries another at the door.
I was sure that he would make an attempt to get me out of the way AT once, and would bring round his murderous weapon for that purpose.
He has been challenged in the playground so he is threatening to bring round lots of his mates to duff us up.
If he was to become the best in the world, it would bring round enormous benefits for his career.
If I were starting out again, wearily contemplating an eternity of landlords who refuse to x the roof and bring round a bucket for the drips or turn up unexpectedly and ask to stay for a few days (both of which really happened to me), I'd maybe think it was something helpful.
They bring round dinner or if I've run out of electricity then they say bring the kids round here for a bath.
Rushing to approve 2,4-D without proper testing is similar to the path taken to bring Round Up ready corn to market.

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