Richard-Business Eng
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Important Phrasal Verbs Used in Work and Business
The following phrasal verbs (verb + preposition/adverb) are commonly used in informal conversation, as well as in work and business in Canada, the US and the UK

Bring in
Meaning: Earn
Example: My job BRINGS IN two thousand dollars a month. / The company BRINGS IN about $10,000 per week.

Bring up
Meaning: Raise a topic / To start a discussion about something new.
Example: You should BRING UP that topic at our next business meeting. / He BROUGHT UP many good points during the meeting.

Bring about
Meaning: Make something happen; to initiate something; to cause a change
Example: Our new manager BROUGHT ABOUT many new processes and procedures.

Bring back
Meaning: to make something return
Example: The new items on the menu will BRING BACK some of our old customers.

Bring out
Meaning: To release; to launch; to offer for sale for the first time; to publish
Example: Apple will BRING OUT their new iphone very soon. / We recently BROUGHT OUT the new edition of the instruction manual.

Bring up
Meaning: To mention something; to say something that has not been said before; to begin to discuss something
Example: That's a great idea. You should BRING it UP to our manager or at least bring it up at our next meeting.


If you have any comments or questions about any of these phrasal verbs, feel free to leave a comment.
Oct 1, 2016 7:07 PM
Comments · 13
Sudeep... You are always so respectful and generous with your comments. Kind comments like yours inspire others to contribute more and more often to this website. Thank you Sudeep.
October 2, 2016


Thank you for your comments and the two good examples of bring up and bring back.

Your comments are always appreciated.

October 2, 2016

Good evening!

Thank you for these tips

Will you please say whether such verbal constructions in modern English are more welcomed and natural than specific verbs. I mean bring in is preferable to earn and bring out is better to say than release?

Thanks in advance

October 2, 2016
Thank you for the corrections!
October 2, 2016

thank all of you guys for bringing about many of these sentences.

you showed that you are the best ones :D

and special thanks to Mr Richard.  :)

October 2, 2016
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