bring around

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bring around

Also, bring round.

  1. Conduct someone or convey something to others. For example, Anne brought around the new intern to meet the nursing staff, or The clerk will bring round the papers for you to sign. [Late 1800s]

  2. Also, bring to. Restore to health or consciousness. For example, Some fresh air will help bring him to. [First half of 1800s]

  3. Convert or persuade someone, as in The senator was sure he could bring around the other committee members. [Mid-1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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