1. They used some strong vodka to bring him _______.
(up - round - off)
2. I'd like to bring the meeting __________ a few hours if that is alright with you.
(forward - in -back)
3. I was brought _____ in the countryside by my aunt.
(in - back -up)
4. I need to bring these books ______ to the library this afternoon.
(back - off - out)
5. The accident was brought __________ by his careless driving.
(off - round - about)
6. I was really happy when I finally brought that new contract ______.
(off - round - back)
7. Smithers brought her latest book _____ last year.
(up - in - out)
8. The new computer expert was brought ____ to solve the problem.
(out - in - away)
9. I don't mean to bring you _____, but your favorite baseball team lost the game.
(over - under - down)
10. Could I bring ____ a new subject?
(over - up - to)
11. He brought the rowboat ____ and let his sister get off.
(to - up - down)
12. I'm afraid he brought his troubles ______ himself.
(onto - upon - over)
13. The policeman brought the criminal _____, but unfortunately hurt himself in the act of doing so.
(up - down - under)
14. Did you bring _____ the subject with your boss?
(to - down - up)
15. The revolution was brought ______ by the regime's lack of trust.
(under - about -to)
RESPOSTAS E EXEMPLOS
1. They used some strong vodka to bring him around.
bring someone around/round = convince someone of something / bring back to consciousness
Ex.: I'm sure she can bring Tom around to the idea.
2. I'd like to bring the meeting forward a few hours if that is alright with you.
bring something forward = make something happen earlier than planned
Ex.: Can we bring next week's meeting forward to Tuesday?
3. I was brought up in the countryside by my aunt.
bring someone up = educate, raise someone
Ex.: She was brought up by her aunt in New Mexico.
4. I need to bring these books back to the library this afternoon.
bring something back = return something, often used with the library to check out / bring back
Ex.: Could you bring these books back to the library?
5. The accident was brought about by his careless driving.
bring something about = cause to happen
Ex.: He brought about the reformation of his country.
6. I was really happy when I finally brought that new contract off.
bring something off = succeed in doing
Ex.: I can't believe you brought that crazy scheme off.
7. Smithers brought her latest book out last year.
bring something out = publish, make available to the public
Ex.: Hopefully, we can bring the article out by the end of the year.
8. The new computer expert was brought in to solve the problem.
bring someone in = invite a specialist into a company to do a particular task, such as a consultant
Ex.: We brought Tom in to help us improve our hiring practices.
9. I don't mean to bring you down, but your favorite baseball team lost the game.
bring someone down = upset someone
Ex.: Don't let the bad news bring you down. Everything will work out in the end.
10. Could I bring up a new subject?
bring something up = start a new conversation about something
Ex.: Could I bring up the issue of raises, please?
11. He brought the rowboat to and let his sister get off.
bring something to = change directions towards something, usually with a ship of some type
Ex.: The captain brought the sailing ship to and headed into the bay.
12. I'm afraid he brought his troubles upon himself.
bring something upon yourself = used with the reflexive pronoun, create problems for yourself
Ex.: You brought your marital issues upon yourself.
13. The policeman brought the criminal down but unfortunately hurt himself in the act of doing so.
bring someone down = cause someone to fall, make someone depressed
Ex.: Frank brought him down by tripping him.
14. Did you bring up the subject with your boss?
bring something up = mention during a conversation
Ex.: She brought her children up while we were talking.
15. The revolution was brought about by the regime's lack of trust.
bring something about = cause to happen
Ex.: Unfortunately, the employees brought the problems about due to their lack of attention.