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bring around

 
See:
bring
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to persuade (one) to accept a certain line of thought; convince.
I thought my arguments would bring him around, but in the end I couldn't convince him.
similar words:
win over
definition 2: to restore to conscious awareness.
The man had been unconscious from inhaling the gas, but the fresh air brought him around.
similar words:
revive