Go back - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡoʊ ˈbæk|
Brit.  |ɡəʊ ˈbæk|  British pronunciation of the word go back

verb

- belong to an earlier time
- return in thought or speech to something (syn: recur)
- regain a former condition after a financial loss (syn: recover, recuperate)

Examples

I woke early, but couldn't go back to sleep.

I shall be glad when the post office workers go back, it's very difficult not getting any letters.

The cavity goes back some fourteen inches.

You should never go back on your promise to a child.

I will never go back from my word.

I was depending on him but he went back on me.

Some member of the organisation has gone back on them.

The clocks go back next week, so it will seem dark sooner.

Whenever she talks, she always likes to go back to her younger days.

How far back does your property go?

It's time to go back home.

My parents encouraged me to go back to college.

Go back to the beginning of the song.

He persuaded his friend to go back to school.

I have to go back in the house and grab my car keys.

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