Bring vs. Take

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What´s the difference between "bring" and "take"?

Bring vs. Take

"Bring" indicates motion toward the writer; "take" indicates motion away.

Ex: Your investment takes you over the minimum balance requirement.
Ex: Waiter, bring me more Dr Pepper.

   

Comments

12/19/2008 8:56:17 AM
William Them said:

I appreciate seeing this online. However, I have a question. I often hear people say something like the the following: "Tommorow, when I go to school, I will bring my lunch with me." I maintain that the proper English is "Tomorrow, when I go to school, I will take my lunch with me." What are your thoughts on this?


12/5/2011 9:31:57 AM
Marina said:

Who on earth would need this explanation of the most trivial words if it requires an advanced level of English? If you know what requirement, investment and indicator are, you surely are able to different BRING from TAKE.
What's for odd collection of diletants work!




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