Phrasal Verbs with 'Bring'
Make something happen
Example:The changes to the law were BROUGHT ABOUT by the government because so many people were ignoring the old one.
Bring someone or something to certain place
Example:You can BRING your friends ALONG if you like.
Help someone improve
Example:Her coach has BROUGHT her ALONG a lot in the last six months.
Persuade or convince someone
Example:It took me ages to BRING him AROUND to my point of view.
Bring something with you when you visit
Example:He BROUGHT some books AROUND when he came last night.
Get someone talking about something
Example:He didn't want to discuss the details, but I managed to BRING him AROUND and he told me everything.
Cause someone to remember
Example:Visiting my old school BROUGHT BACK memories of when I was a pupil there.
Example:He took the calculator home yesterday and hasn't BROUGHT it BACK yet.
Make a government fall
Example:The vote of no-confidence BROUGHT the government DOWN.
Make something cheaper
Example:The improvements in technology have BROUGHT the prices of computers DOWN considerably in recent months.
Produce something, make it known or visible
Example:The prosecution BROUGHT FORTH a lot of evidence against him.
Example:She BROUGHT FORTH a surprising result.
Make something happen
Example:The report has BROUGHT FORTH a lot of criticism of the policy.
Remove something from where it is kept or hidden
Example:She BROUGHT FORTH the diary and showed it to us.
Make something happen earlier than originally planned
Example:The meeting has been BROUGHT FORWARD to this Friday instead of next week because some people couldn't make it then.
Example:The job BRINGS IN two thousand dollars a month.
Succeed with something difficult
Example:No one thought she'd manage to do it, but she BROUGHT it OFF in the end.
Cause something to happen or speed up the process
Example:Getting wet in the rain yesterday BROUGHT ON my cold.
Make something appear
Example:BRING ON the dancers!
Release or publish
Example:The band are BRINGING OUT a new CD in the autumn.
Elicit a response
Example:Suzie BRINGS OUT the best in him.
Cause a health problem or reaction
Example:It was the lobster that BROUGHT me OUT in this rash all over my body.
Make someone wake up from unconsciousness or an anaesthetic
Example:The doctors BROUGHT him ROUND a few hours after the operation.
Example:They didn't BRING the subject UP at the meeting.
Raise a child
Example:My parents BROUGHT me UP strictly.
Be officially charged with a crime
Example:He was BROUGHT UP on charges of public intoxication.