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Definition of "go back" [go back]

  • To return to a place after having been there at a previous time. (verb)
  • To have known each other for a certain length of time. (verb)
  • To abandon, desert, betray or fail someone or something. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "go back" in a sentence
  • "We go back to the Gansevoort, and Armand Assante is in the elevator with us."
  • "Tom Del Ruth was our director of photography, and John would check the camera angle right before we shot and then go back to working with us."
  • "No matter what happens, countries gripped or just touched by the Arab Spring will never go back to what they were, said Marina Ottaway, director of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace."