get back

get back
verb Date: 1605 intransitive verb 1. to come or go again to a person, place, or condition ; return, revert <
getting back to the main topic of the lecture
2. to gain revenge ; retaliate — usually used with at transitive verb to regain possession of ; recover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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