One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Introduce a new law or product.‘Congress brought in reforms to prevent abuse of presidential power’
introduce, launch, inaugurate, initiate, put in place, institute, usher inView synonyms
- ‘If wine was reasonably priced, inventory would move, and new vintages could be brought in.’
- ‘Constitutional reforms had been brought in by the Liberals.’
- ‘A raft of new taxes could be brought in under proposals unveiled yesterday.’
- ‘So there's a real challenge on our part as we work with retailers to bring those refrigerated products in.’
2(of a jury) give a decision in court.‘the jury brought in a unanimous verdict’
- ‘The jury brought in a verdict that the cave-in in the tunnel was due to faulty design in the timbering.’
- ‘This time the jury brought in a decision in favor of Scott, and the defense prepared an appeal.’
- ‘The first claim was that he was innocent, and would continue to be, until a jury brought in a guilty verdict.’
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