• Take that horrible thing away. Bring me some aspirin.

    Generally, take means to move something from a place close at hand to a place relatively further away; bring means to move something to a position closer at hand. This distinction is not always so clear, however, and often it doesn't matter which verb we use, simply because the distinction noted above is either unclear or unimportant. For instance, in the sentence, "We are going to visit our grandparents, and we are going to bring/take our cousins with us," we could use either verb.

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