Bring Back

Bring Back

Infinitive: Bring Back
Present Tense: Bring Back/ Brings Back
-ing Form: Bringing Back
Past Tense: Brought Back
Past Participle: Brought Back
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in four ways
  1. 1

    To return something you've borrowed.

    I promised my dad I'd bring back his car by midnight.
    Can you please bring me back my pen?

  2. 2

    To cause to recall memories and emotions from the past.

    Wow! Seeing Robbie again after many years brought back a lot of childhood memories.
    This song brings back memories of our first road trip to California.

  3. 3

    To bring something with you when you return from a place.

    Myra brought some great souvenirs back from Mexico.
    Honey, do you want me to bring you back anything from the store?

  4. 4

    When something popular from the past is reintroduced in the present.

    Wow! She brought it back with that Cindy Lauper hairstyle.
    They should have never brought the Arsenio Hall Show back.

Bring Back
  1. Can you ______ ____ the jacket I let you borrow last week?
  2. Suzy cried when she saw the pendant because it ______ ____ memories of her late grandma.
  3. I'll let you have my camera, as long as you _____ it ___ before Friday.
  4. I hope mom and dad _____ me something ____ from South Africa.
  5. I wish they'd stop ________ _____ old horror films and giving them a modern twist.

Watch and listen how the phrasal verb Bring Back is used in the video clip from the movie Just Like Heaven

  1. Write a sentence or two about what happened in the video using the phrasal verb.

    What was the video about and how was the phrasal verb used in the video?

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • Can you bring back the jacket I let you borrow last week?
    Suzy cried when she saw the pendant because it brought back memories of her late grandma.
    I’ll let you have my camera, as long as you bring it back before Friday.
    I hope mom and dad bring me something back from South Africa.
    I wish they’d stop bringing back old horror films and giving them a modern twist.

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    Good.

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