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    Hi everybody. Let's imagine what you have to go to an interview and that you'd been told to bring a copy of your resume...when you get there and are in front of the interviewer, to let him know that you have the copy with you, what could you say: I have brought the cv over/ around/ in. Maybe the only verb "to bring" is enough, but if you wanted to use a phrasal verb, which preposition would associate with "bring" in this context and why? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by caesar1983 View Post
    Hi everybody. Let's imagine that you have to go to an interview and that you'd you have been told to bring a copy of your resumé. When you get there and are in front of the interviewer, to let him know that you have the copy with you, what would you say? "I have brought the CV over/around/ in"? Maybe the only verb "to bring" is enough, but if you wanted to use a phrasal verb, which preposition would you associate with "bring" in this context and why? Thanks.
    Why would you need a phrasal verb when "I have brought my CV as requested" is perfectly sufficient?
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Why would you need a phrasal verb when "I have brought my CV as requested" is perfectly sufficient?
    well, since I've studied these three phrasal verbs but I cannot decide which one to use in this kind of situation, for this reason I'm asking it to a native, to know which one he would use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caesar1983 View Post
    well, since I've studied these three phrasal verbs but I cannot decide which one to use in this kind of situation, for this reason I'm asking it to a native, to know which one he would use.

    any suggestion?

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    Being more patient would be a very good idea. Not only is there no need to chase answers after such a short period of time, but you also need to be aware that it is Sunday and in much of the world, that is a day for us to rest!
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    Default Re: bring + a preposition?

    Quote Originally Posted by caesar1983 View Post
    any suggestion?
    First of all, I wouldn't call any of them phrasal verbs. It all depends on the meaning. I would only call a phrase that contains a verb a "phrasal verb" if it were an idiom. That said, using only the verb "bring" would be best in this case.

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