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Bring round   /brɪŋ raʊnd/   Listen
Bring round

verb
1.
Cause to adopt an opinion or course of action.  Synonym: bring around.
2.
Return to consciousness.  Synonyms: bring around, bring back, bring to.






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"Bring round" Quotes from Famous Books



... seventeenth birthday of Agnes we were married. Oh! calendar of everlasting months—months that, like the mighty rivers, shall flow on for ever, immortal as thou, Nile, or Danube, Euphrates, or St. Lawrence! and ye, summer and winter, day and night, wherefore do you bring round continually your signs, and seasons, and revolving hours, that still point and barb the anguish of local recollections, telling me of this and that celestial morning that never shall return, and of too blessed expectations, travelling ...
— The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2 - With a Preface and Annotations by James Hogg • Thomas de Quincey

... to you wicked also, Mummy? It was not your fault if James forgot to bring round the dog-cart and made him miss the train to London. Ought you to be sworn at ...
— Love Eternal • H. Rider Haggard

... your tea, Mam,' says that sly wagg Cinqbars. 'HE knows what I likes,' replies the hawfle hold Lady, pinting to me, (which I knew it very well, having often seen her take a glass of hojous gin along with her Bohee), and so I was ableeged to horder Fitzwarren to bring round the licures, and to help my unfortnit rellatif to a bumper of Ollands. She tost it hoff to the elth of the company, giving a smack with her lipps after she'd emtied the glas, which very nearly caused me to phaint with hagny. But, luckaly for ...
— Burlesques • William Makepeace Thackeray



Words linked to "Bring round" :   wake, rouse, waken, wake up, arouse, anesthetize, resuscitate, awaken, revive, persuade



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