Definition of bring in phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bring in

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb The police
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to ask somebody to do a particular job or to be involved in something Local residents were angry at not being brought in on (= asked for their opinion about) the new housing proposal. bring somebody in to do something Experts were brought in to advise the government.
  2. 2(of the police) to bring somebody to a police station in order to ask them questions or arrest them Two men were brought in for questioning. See related entries: The police

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  1. 1to introduce a new law They want to bring in a bill to limit arms exports.
  2. 2to attract somebody/something to a place or business We need to bring in a lot more new business.
  3. 3to give a decision in court The jury brought in a verdict of guilty.

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to make or earn a particular amount of money His freelance work brings him in about $20 000 a year. The garage sale brought in about £200. How much does she bring in now?
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