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1. To learn something valuable, typically in a formal or structured setting. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bring" and "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 or pronoun can be used between "bring" and "away." Please bring that tray away before the flies start nibbling the leftover sandwiches.
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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.
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