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Phrasal Verbs

bring back (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb bring back (2)

Meaning: to make something from the past come back, such as a memory, a feeling, an idea, etc.

Synonym: evoke

For example:

  • bring back sth Hearing these old songs really brings back the old days, doesn't it?

  • bring sth back The letters she'd found brought some wonderful memories back.

Quick Quiz:

Seeing pictures of her with her father brought back lots of

a. tears

b. old memories

c. elderly relatives

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