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VOCABULARY BOOST: BRING

The next word in our vocabulary boost series is BRING. BRING is a high frequency verb that can be used as a synonym of cause, lead to, carry or influence. There are numerous collocations and phrasal verbs that are formed using BRING.

VOCABULARY BOOST- BRING

As recommended in our START method (HERE), you should always learn vocabulary as a short phrase and relate new words to synonyms and use them. Click (HERE) and (HERE) for advice on how to learn more vocabulary and HERE for an example of a great strategy to learn new words.

 

Collocations:

To learn new collocations and word patterns you should create phrases using them and also do exercises (HERE)

Bring a bag

Bring some luggage

Bring the best/worst out of

Bring a tear to someone´s eye

Bring changes

Bring on a disagreement

Bring something to life

Bring an issue to light

Bring forward a proposal

Bring glory

Bring destruction

Bring your own

Bring on a challenge

Bring memories of

Bring fame

Bring ideas

Bring concepts

Bring success

Bring something to someone´s attention

Bring death

Bring into focus

Bring into question

 

Phrasal verbs:

The learning of phrasal verbs is best done using this method (HERE)

Bring up – raise

I was brought up in a small town with a beautiful park nearby

Bring out – release

Jack Johnson will bring out his latest record next spring

Bring along – carry

Can you bring along your penknife so that we can cut the cheese

Bring about – produce

Problems in society usually bring about change

Bring down – reduce

The department brought down the prices as sales we slow

Bring forward – introduce

I brought forward an important point to discuss

Bring in – introduce

We are bringing in new rules for the next school year

Bring together – join

Their love of music brought them together

Bring on – encourage, cause

An era of political change was brought on by the economic recession

 

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To learn how to use BRING you need to practice and put these words and collocations into your own words to be able to remember them.

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