PHRASAL VERBS By, Back 3

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Martin said, we should "head back" to the office before the traffic gets too bad. ---------------------- head back.
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Regresar. to return to a place. (see also: go back, come back).

Ines said, we promise we’d "head back" to Miami every summer. ---------------------- head back.
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Regresar. to return to a place. (see also: go back, come back).

The owner of burger King said, our competitors had more sales than us last month, but we’re going to "hit back" next month with a new advertising campaign. ---------------------- hit back.
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Contraatacar, responderle a, devolver el golpe. to attack, criticise or play well against an opponent who was winning. (see also: fight back).

The Barcelona team "hit back" with two more goals. ---------------------- hit back.
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Contraatacar, responderle a, devolver el golpe. to attack, criticise or play well against an opponent who was winning. (see also: fight back).

The pop star Adele has "hit back" at her critics with a series of tweets. ---------------------- hit back.
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Contraatacar, responderle a, devolver el golpe. to attack, criticise or play well against an opponent who was winning. (see also: fight back).

Magy told Ines she’d lost her job, and she couldn’t "hold back" the tears. She tried to hide it, but Ines could see she was crying. ---------------------- (hold back) something/somebody.
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Contener, contenerse. to stop yourself from showing a feeling or emotion. (see also: keep back).

Sean spicer cried bitterly, not even attempting to "hold back" the tears. ---------------------- (hold back) something/somebody.
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Contener, contenerse. to stop yourself from showing a feeling or emotion. (see also: keep back).

George Ramos said that there are fears that higher interest rates in Europe could "hold back" the world economy. ---------------------- (HOLD BACK) something/somebody.
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Detener, obstaculizar, impedir. to prevent something from working effectively, or to prevent someone or something from making progress. (see also: keep back).

Hilary Clinton said, I was reluctant to get a full-time job when I had young children, but nothing's "holding me back" now. ---------------------- (hold back) something/somebody.
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Retener, impedir. to prevent something from working effectively, or to prevent someone or something from making progress. (see also: keep back).

Donal said that 30% of the payment will be "held back" until completion of the work. ---------------------- hold back.
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Retener. mantener retenido. to not give part of an amount of money to someone until an agreed time.

The Pasilas family "held back" the final payment because they weren’t satisfied with the work. ---------------------- hold back.
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Retener. mantener retenido. to not give part of an amount of money to someone until an agreed time.

It’s been a bad year for our company said Jane, but I’m sure we’ll "bounce back" and do better than ever next year. ---------------------- bounce back.
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Recuperarse. to start to be successful, healthy or happy again after something bad has happened to you.

The Trump's family are sure to "bounce back" from last week's defeat. ---------------------- bounce back.
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Recuperarse. to start to be successful, healthy or happy again after something bad has happened to you.

When Helen hears that song, it "brings lots of memories back" from when she was young. ---------------------- bring something back.
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Hacer recordar algo. to make someone remember or think about something from the past.

Rose said, Brat and I talked about our time together in Edinburgh and it really "brought back" memories. ---------------------- BRING something BACK.
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Hacer recordar algo. to make someone remember or think about something from the past.

Elba said, we’re having a great time in France. I hope we can "come back" again next year. ---------------------- come back.
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Regresar. to return to a place.

Emigdio said, the headache went away after I took the pills, but it’s just "come back" again. ---------------------- come back.
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Regresar. to return to a place.

April said, Jane can we "came back to" that topic after we’ve dealt with the other items listed on the agenda?. ---------------------- come back to.
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Volver a retomar un tema. to start talking about a particular subject again. (see also: return to, go back (to)).

Nick told Lorenzo, I’d like to "come back to" an issue we touched on earlier but didn’t discuss. ---------------------- come back to.
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Volver a retomar un tema. to start talking about a particular subject again. (see also: return to, go back (to)).


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