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bring\ round
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• bring round
1. informal To restore to health or consciousness cure.

He was quite ill, but good nursing brought him around.

Compare: bring to(1)
2. To cause a change in thinking; persuade; convince; make willing.

After a good deal of discussion he brought her round to his way of thinking.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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