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bring away

1. To learn something valuable, typically in a formal or structured setting. A noun can be used between "bring" and "away" or after "away." I brought away a few new breathing techniques from that yoga class. My friend brought a lot of helpful tips away from that cooking class. I think I'm going to try it next time.
2. To move an object or item away from something else. A noun can be used between "bring" and "away" or after "away." Please bring that tray away before the flies start nibbling the leftover sandwiches.
See also: away, bring

bring something away

 (from something)
1. to come away from some event with some important insight or information. I brought some valuable advice away from the lecture. She brought away some valuable advice from the meeting.
2. to move something away from something. (A request to move something away from something and toward the requester.) Bring the pitcher of water away from the fireplace. Bring away the pitcher from the fireplace when you get up.
See also: away, bring
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Earlier, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon revealed what Mr Annan was looking to bring away from the summit.
The unit -- motto: "Bring Away With Effort And Honour" -- then starts cleaning and registering everything to ensure all items which should have been returned have been.
I have concentrated, perhaps a little unfairly, on the limitations of Professor Bryden's reading because, despite her parenthetical avowals of Lawrence's quality, a reader not very familiar with his work and thought would bring away some reductive impressions of him.
It might almost be said of Wilcher's book what he says of Suckling's own achievement as a playwright: the value may "lie more in local effects than total impact" (191) because so many scattered shrewd discriminations and apt correctives to earlier generalizations are buried in so much "context." The varied aspects of Suckling's career require attention to such diverse contexts and generic traditions that it is difficult to bring away a single, unified, original impression.
Add beaten eggs and as mixture starts to cook around the edges bring away from edge of pan.
The cathedral's own historical records dating back to 1405 talk about the citizens of Dublin raiding Wales, doing much mischief and bring away the shrine of Cybi (also known as St Cubius) and "placing it in the church of this priory".
If all teams could bring away support like that we'd be very happy indeed."
Clearly this is the type of book from which each reader will bring away her own strongest impression.
They were also allowed to bring away an unlimited amount of belongings.
more aggressive." What he was able to bring away from his experience, though, was a thorough understanding of the application of pigment to surface-the rudiments of painting.
Q: At the end of a busy camping trip or tiring activity, what do you bring away from the experience?
* Consider what you bring and what you would bring away. Every job can teach you something, but some wear you down while they do it.
I bring away the conviction that Aland has made at least a prima facie case for Tischendorf's defence.
More generally, Lanier played an important part in establishing the declamatory style of song in England, and his setting of 'Bring away this sacred tree' in Thomas Campion's masque for the marriage of the Earl of Somerset to Lady Frances Howard in 1613 is one of the earliest such songs.