Phrasal Verbsphrasal verbjump to other results
bring inphrasal verb
- 1to ask someone 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. Experts were brought in to advise the government.
- 2(of the police) to bring someone to a police station in order to ask them questions or arrest them Two men were brought in for questioning.
- 1to introduce a new law They want to bring in a bill to limit arms exports.
- 2to attract someone or something to a place or business We need to bring in a lot more new business.
- 3to give a decision in court The jury brought in a verdict of guilty.
to make or earn a particular amount of money His freelance work brings in about $20,000 a year. The garage sale brought in about $200. How much does she bring in now?jump to other results