BROUGHT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BROUGHT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
brought
 v.  (past tense) come to a place with, cause to appear in the mind
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Denis laughed, and gave the horse a cut that brought him quickly abreast of her retreating figure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  "You'd have found me right off if you hadn't gone back to have that last reel with Denis," he brought out awkwardly.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  At length they sighted the group of larches at Ethan's gate, and as they drew near it the sense that the walk was over brought back his words.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  He followed her and brought the other geraniums, the hyacinth bulbs in a cracked custard bowl and the German ivy trained over an old croquet hoop.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  "Jotham Powell brought some goods over from the Flats for his wife, and he drove right on home with them," she explained.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  His pen paused on the word, which brought home to him the relentless conditions of his lot.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  They went back to the kitchen, and he fetched the coal and kindlings and cleared out the stove for her, while she brought in the milk and the cold remains of the meat-pie.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  The strange exaltation of his mood had brought on one of his rare fits of boastfulness.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  Just as they started he heard the sorrel's whinny again, and the familiar wistful call, and all the confused images it brought with it, went with him down the first reach of the road.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  Her companion, who was just coming back to the table with the remains of a cold mince-pie in a battered pie-dish, set down her unappetising burden without appearing to hear the accusation brought against her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  Her new green flowered-muslin dress spread its twelve yards of billowing material over her hoops and exactly matched the flat-heeled green morocco slippers her father had recently brought her from Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  Just before we got home that new stallion Ma got in Kentucky last month was brought in, and the place was in a stew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  Yet the serene half-light over Tara's well-kept acres brought a measure of quiet to her disturbed mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  "Oh," cried Scarlett, fresh pain striking her as Gerald's words brought home the terrible inevitability of the truth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  If the educational equipment which Gerald brought to America was scant, he did not even know it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
16  The stunt brought shocked gasps from the audience.
17  We were brought up to be respectful of authority.
18  I brought a few trifles back from India - bits of jewellery and material mainly.
19  Messengers brought news that the battle had been lost.
20  He brought her breakfast in bed on a tray.
21  His wife's death brought a change to pass in his attitude toward religion.
22  The prisoner was brought to court for trial.
23  The men were arrested but not brought to trial.
24  Several months elapsed before his case was brought to trial.
25  Thirty police officers were brought to trial.
26  You've brought enough dishonour on your family already without causing any more trouble.
27  I feel ashamed that I brought to you so much trouble.
28  By telling lies he brought discredit upon Parliament.
29  The conference brought together historians working in a variety of fields.
30  You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.