- Bring is a verb that means to carry something toward the speaker.
- Take is a verb that means to carry something away from the speaker or to a place where the speaker is not located.
- Don’t forget to bring some snacks to the party!
- I am hosting the party and I want you to bring snacks to my house. The snacks are headed toward me.
- I mustn’t forget to take some stacks to Mark’s party, thought Misa.
- Misa is Mark’s friend. The snacks will go away from where she is.
While this is the most common use of these phrases, even native speakers mix them up! It’s a very common question!
I have issues with this, and I’m a native speaker!
What does “Bring Back” mean in Singapore English?