Podcast #42 Two-part (Phrasal) Verbs with BRING

Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Phrasal Verbs

bring about

He did a lot to bring about change in his school.

He did a lot to bring change about in his school.

bring along

I brought along a friend to the party.

I brought a friend along to the party.

My weekend guest brought along some work.

My weekend guest brought some work along.

bring around

I brought around my new scooter for my parents to see.

I brought my new scooter around for my parents to see.

What can I say to bring you around to my point of view?

His letter brought me around to make a contribution to the museum.

bring off

She brought off a successful campaign for reelection.

How did you manage to bring that off?

bring on

You are so angry. What brought that on?

All that noise brought on an awful headache.

bring out

You bring out the best in me.

Having serious responsibilities brought out their best behavior.

That new scarf brings out the green in your eyes.

When are they bringing out the next edition of her book?

When are they bringing the next edition of her book out?

bring over

We’ll be home. Why don’t you bring over your friend?

We’ll be home. Why don’t you bring your friend over?

Do you always have to bring up my former behavior?

Do you always have to bring my former behavior up?

bring up

My parents brought me up to respect authority.

Maria was brought up in Ecuador.

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