Bring in – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

1. To bring in is to earn an amount of income, or produce an amount of profit.

Examples of use:

a) Her job brings in enough to pay the bills, and that’s all.

b) How much does your job bring in?

c) Our new business isn’t bringing in much of an income at the moment.

d) She brings in an enormous income from the sale of her books.

e) Each sale of her book brings in $20

f) The sale of their house brought in a profit of £50,000

2. To bring in something (or bring something in) is to introduce a new law, legislation or rule.

Examples of use

a) The government brought in legislation to tackle discrimination.

b) Their Prime Minister says she will bring in new laws to regulate fees in private language schools.

bring in
present simple
bring in and brings in
-ing form
bringing in
past simple
brought in
past participle
brought in

Can you write a sentence with the phrasal verb ‘bring in‘?

Has the government in your country brought in any new laws recently?

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