- bring back
Word forms "bring back":
present tense I/you/we/they bring back he/she/it brings back present participle bringing back past tense brought back past participle brought back1) to cause ideas, feelings, or memories to be in your mind againbring it all back (= make someone remember everything):
Do these stories bring back any memories?
Seeing him again brought it all back.2) to start using or doing things that were used or done in the past
He wants to bring back the glamour of the old Hollywood films.3) to give someone a job or position that they had in the past
The rebels are attempting to bring back the exiled president.4) to bring something with you when you come back from a place
Travellers brought back news of the outside world.
He always brings me back something nice when he goes abroad.5)a) bring someone back to make a dead person live again
"Anger won't bring Jim back," she said.b) to save someone's life when they have almost died
Her heart stopped three times, but they brought her back.6) bring someone back to something used for saying that you are going to talk about a subject that you have already talked about
This brings us back to the obvious question: why do we bother to watch the programme at all?
English dictionary. 2014.
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