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"Bring along" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "llevar consigo", and "bring on" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "provocar". Learn more about the difference between "bring along" and "bring on" below.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to bring with)
a. llevar consigo
Make sure you bring sunscreen along; it's going to be hot out today.Asegúrate de llevar crema solar contigo; va hacer mucho a calor hoy.
b. traer consigo
My mom asked to me bring my little brother along when we go to the movies.Mi madre me pidió que traiga a mi hermano menor conmigo cuando vayamos al cine.
2. (to help)
a. ayudar a mejorar
The senior employees always do everything they can to bring the more inexperienced ones along.Los empleados superiores siempre hacen todo lo posible para ayudar a mejorar los novatos.
b. potenciar el talento de
Stan's responsibility is to bring the new members of the team along so that they know all the plays.La responsabilidad de Stan es potenciar a los nuevos miembros del equipo para que se sepan todas la jugadas.
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bring on(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to cause)
a. provocar
The doctors suspected that a neurological condition had brought on the sudden change in Ralph's behavior.Los médicos creían que una condición neurológica había provocado el cambio repentino en el comportamiento de Ralph.
2. (to cause to appear)
a. hacer salir
And now, they're going to bring on the dancing bears.Y ahora van a hacer salir a los osos bailarines.
3. (to help to improve) (United Kingdom)
a. ayudar a mejorar
The older employees always do everything they can to bring on the younger ones.Los empleados mayores siempre hacen todo lo posible para ayudar a mejorar los más jóvenes.
b. potenciar el talento de
David wants to bring his new recruits on so that they can be self-sufficient as soon as possible.David quiere potenciar el talento de sus nuevas adquisiciones para que puedan ser autosuficentes lo más pronto posible.
4. (to bring to)
a. hacer que caiga sobre
The sailors believed the albatross would bring bad luck on them.Los marineros creían que el albatros haría que cayera la mala suerte sobre ellos.
b. traer
Those men have brought disgrace on their country with their actions.Esos hombres han traído desgracia a su país con sus actos.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hire)
a. sumar
We'd like to bring you on if you're still interested in the position.Nos gustaría sumarte si todavía estás interesado en el trabajo.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to bring; often used as a command)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The beer's all gone; bring on the whiskey!Se acabó la cerveza; ¡que venga el whiskey!
We're in an Indian restaurant after all; bring on the spice!Como estamos en un restaurante indio, ¡que lo hagan picante!
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