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

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Examples

  • The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs was also in Grosseteste's possession: the manuscript was brought home by John of Basingstoke, and still exists in the Cambridge University Library.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • We drank little or nothing, but I remember one night when George brought home a man named Smitty, an Ideco salesman from Oklahoma.

    Barbara Bush

  • He brought home a solid paycheck from Reynolds Insurance, along with an annual sales bonus that allowed them a modest one-week vacation in Newport, and on her birthday each year, a bouquet of pink roses.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Grey was also a good friend to Free or Phreas, a poor student, and aided him in Italy with money for his expenses of living and to obtain Greek manuscripts to translate. 9.38 Free and John Gunthorpe, Dean of Wells, went to Italy together: Free did not live to return, but Gunthorp brought home manuscripts.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • Special fleets brought home gold and jewels sent overland to the Sinus from Aethiopia and Nubia; the country was too rugged and Nilus too convulsed by cataracts and rapids to use the river.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Sam Wayne brought home one of those videos he likes for us to watch.

    Finding Dignity

  • The scarf was a beautiful color of pink, light as a feather, and so soft to the touch that when I brought home Pooky for the first time, it was the only thing in which I could hold the poor thing to keep him from whimpering.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • TheWrongGirl87: I brought home the lit mag today to show them.

    Miss Misery

  • The thought of Pascal's was brought home to him: 'A mesure qu'on a plus d'esprit, on trouve qu'il y a plus d'hommes originaux.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • Ragle's fa├žade finally shattered completely, as if the mention of Pudd's name had finally brought home the reality of the threat he was facing.

    The Killing Kind

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