Bedeutung von “back” — Learner’s Dictionary

back

adverb us uk /bæk/
Extra Examples
He gently guided her back to her seat.We got back to our hotel at half past seven.They headed back to the shore.He's sure to go back there again.It's time to go back to work now.
RETURNING

A1 where someone or something was before:

I'll be back in Sydney on the 20th.
When do you go back to college?
I put it back in the cupboard.
BEHIND

B1 in a direction behind you:

Anna stepped back.
Flint leaned back in his chair.
REPLY

A2 as a reply or reaction to something:

UK to ring back/ US to call back
I signalled to her and she waved back.
STATE

B1 to the state something or someone was in before:

Hopefully things will get back to normal again now.
I'm sure we can put it back together again (= repair it).
Try to go back to sleep.
EARLIER

B2 at or to an earlier time:

We first met back in 1973.
Looking back, I think we did the right thing.
AWAY FROM

B2 in a direction away from something:

He pulled back the curtain.
The house was a short distance back from the road.
back and forth also backwards and forwards

in one direction, then the opposite way, then in the original direction again many times:

He has to travel back and forth between London and Paris every week.

(Definition von “back adverb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)