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To live is to go on a journey; to die is to come back home.
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English

Etymology

Old English bringan.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to bring

Third person singular
brings

Simple past
brought

Past participle
brought

Present participle
bringing

to bring (third-person singular simple present brings, present participle bringing, simple past and past participle brought)
  1. (transitive) To transport toward somebody/somewhere.
  2. (baseball) To pitch, often referring to a particularly hard thrown fastball.
    The closer Jones can really bring it.

Usage notes

Nonstandard past brang and past participle brung and broughten forms are sometimes used.

Derived terms

Translations

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German

Verb

bring [[Category:Template:lang:de verb forms|bring]]

  1. The imperative of second-person singular of bringen.

Scots

Etymology

Old English bringan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /brɪŋ/

Verb

tae bring (third-person singular simple present brings, present participle bringin, simple past brocht, past participle brocht)

Infinitive
tae bring

Third person singular
brings

Simple past
brocht

Past participle
-

Present participle
bringin

  1. To bring.

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