from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and past participle of bring.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Preterit and past participle of bring.


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  • These brought the news while it was yet night; and, thirdly, the scouts running down from the heights as soon as day dawned, _brought the same intelligence_.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

  • Thus the Italian menu another term brought in from across the Alps is yet more testimony to Gallic gastronomic power.


  • Jake repeating my name brought me out of my stupor.

    Mercy Kill

  • Just saying his name brought sadness that filled the air between us.

    Mercy Kill

  • Could he overcome destructive chatter his name brought after a year of being a tabloid punch line?

    One Season

  • And someone at the label brought up that it seemed like there are a lot of weddings on soap operas.

    Mike Ragogna: Americanarama: Conversations with Dave Barnes and Mark Olson

  • The word brought me a sensation of freedom and lightness, almost of flying.

    The Season of Risks

  • Little did he know his name brought our dark day a few minutes of light.

    Paradise General

  • Trixie Armbruster did not look like a tramp, or at least the sort of tramp her nickname brought to mind.

    The Hanging Tree

  • Something in the seriousness of his expression brought a shiver to her spine.

    The Forgotten Garden


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  • I brought the candles

    Of wax and bees’ wings

    They’re not pure, Mother

    But they can burn all night

    I brought the song

    It’s not clear, Mother

    But it has the right birds

    To follow the days as they fall

    Between my time and yours.

    - Ana Paula Tavares, 'I brought flowers . . .', translated from the Portuguese by Richard Zenith.

    November 10, 2008