Using Bring Properly

Bring means "to carry to a nearer place from a more distant one."

Take means the opposite: "To carry to a more distant place from a nearer one."

Examples: Bring that file over here.

Take this package to the post office.

The past and the past participle of bring is brought.

Brang and brung are nonstandard and considered uneducated.

Examples: He brought me that file. (past)

Hilda has brought me dinner all week. (past participle)


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