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English definition of “get sth back”

get sth back

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
B1 to be given something again that you had before: He went next door to get his ball back. Don't lend him money , you'll never get it back.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
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