bring in
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bring in(
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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 earn)
a. traer
Jackie's bringing in the dough now that she works for the Big Corporation.Jackie está trayendo la plata ahora que trabaja para la Corporación Grande.
b. reportar
The apartment building in San Carlos is bringing in a nice monthly income for me.El edificio de apartamentos en San Carlos me está reportando una buena renta mensual.
2. (to involve)
a. hacer intervenir
The local police brought in the FBI when they suspected that the case might be interstate.La policía local hizo intervenir al FBI cuando sospechó que el caso podía ser interestatal.
b. contratar (personnel)
The store brings in extra personnel at Christmas time.La tienda contrata más personal en la temporada navideña.
3. (to detain)
a. detener
The FBI brought a suspect in for questioning.La FBI detuvo a un sospechoso para interrogarlo.
b. llevar a la comisaría (police)
I'm sorry ma'am, but I'm afraid I'm going to have to bring you in.Disculpa señora, pero me temo que la voy a tener que llevar a la comisaría.
4. (to take into)
a. hacer pasar (person)
Bring Mr. Edwards into the conference room please.Haz pasar al Sr. Edwards a la sala de conferencias por favor.
b. meter (object)
We're going to have to bring another chair in.Hay que meter otra silla.
c. traer
Mr. Rivera went to bring in some snacks for us.El Sr. Rivera fue a traernos el refrigerio.
5. (to give a decision)
a. pronunciar
The jury brought in a verdict of not guilty.El jurado pronució un veredicto de no culpable.
6. (to attract)
a. atraer
The new TV ad brought in 20% more customers.El nuevo anuncio de televisión atrajo un 20% más de clientes.
7. (to mention or include)
a. presentar
The lawyer brought in over 100 pieces of evidence.El abogado presentó más de 100 pruebas.
8. (to introduce) (United Kingdom)
a. introducir
The ministers brought in legislation meant to curtail the drugs problem.Los ministros introdujeron legislación destinada a poner coto al problema de las drogas.
b. presentar
The party brought in a bill to remove abortion from the crimes act.El partido presentó un proyecto de ley para elimiar el aborto de la ley de delitos.
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bring in
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. (expert, consultant)
a. contratar los servicios de
the police brought him in for questioningla policía lo llevó a comisaría para interrogarlo
2. (earn; of person)
a. ganar
3. (of sale, investment)
a. generar
4. (politics)
a. introducir (law, bill)
5. (law)
a. pronunciar (verdict)
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bring in
transitive verb
1 [+person] hacer entrar; hacer pasar; [+object] traer; [+heavy object] entrar; [+meal] servir; [+harvest] recoger; [+suspect] detener; llevar a la comisaría
to bring in the police pedir la intervención de la policía; bring him in! ¡que entre!; ¡que pase!
2 (yield) [+income] producir; proporcionar; [+wages] sacar
3 (introduce) [+fashion, custom] introducir; (Pol) [+bill] presentar; introducir
to bring in a verdict (Jur) pronunciar un veredicto
4 (attract) atraer
this should bring in the masses esto debería atraer a las masas
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