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What Does "Bring Round" Mean?

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"Bring round" is an English idiom. It means "to revive or help someone regain consciousness."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "bring round" used in a sentence:
  • After fainting, they quickly brought her round with some water and fresh air.
  • The paramedics used smelling salts to bring the unconscious athlete round.
  • It took a while for the patient to come to, but eventually they were brought round.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Bring Round" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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