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Definition of bring back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


bring back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

bring somebody/somethingback

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to return someone or something Please bring back all library books by the end of the week. He brought me back (= gave me a ride home) in his car.

    bring somethingback

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  1. 1to make someone remember something or think about it again The photographs brought back many pleasant memories.
  2. 2to make something that existed before be introduced again synonym reintroduce Most people are against bringing back smoking on airplanes.

bring somebody somethingback


bring somethingback (for somebody)

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to return with something for someone What did you bring the kids back from Hawaii? I brought a T-shirt back for Mark.
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