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English definition of “take sth back”

take sth back

(STATEMENT) phrasal verb with take     /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to admit that something you said was wrong: All right, I take it all back. It wasn't your fault.Admitting and confessing
(Definition of take sth back (STATEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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