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come back

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)

(RETURN)

A2 to return to a place: I'll come back and pick you up in half an hour. We've just come back from Amsterdam.
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(FASHION)

If a style or a fashion comes back, it becomes popular again after being unpopular for a period of time: Padded shoulders are coming back, apparently. Long hair on men seems to be coming back into fashion.
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Translations of “come back”
in Korean 돌아 오다…
in Arabic يَعْود…
in Portuguese voltar…
in Catalan tornar…
in Japanese 帰ってくる…
in Italian tornare, ritornare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回來, 回來,返回…
in Russian возвращаться, снова входить в моду…
in Turkish geri gelmek, dönmek, yeniden moda/meşhur/popüler olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回来, 回来,返回…
in Polish wracać…
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