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Spanish translation of “return”


verb /rəˈtəːn/
to come or go back He returns home tomorrow He returned to London from Paris yesterday The pain has returned. to give, send, put etc (something) back where it came from He returned the book to its shelf Don’t forget to return the books you borrowed. I’ll return to this topic in a minute. to do (something) which has been done to oneself She hit him and he returned the blow He said how nice it was to see her again, and she returned the compliment. (of voters) to elect (someone) to Parliament. (of a jury) to give (a verdict) The jury returned a verdict of not guilty. (in tennis etc) to hit (a ball) back to one’s opponent She returned his serve. returnable adjective that can be or that must be returned a returnable bottle. return match a second match played between the same (teams of) players
partido de vuelta/revancha
We played the first match on our football pitch – the return match will be on theirs.
return ticket a round-trip ticket, allowing a person to travel to a place and back again to where he started. by return (of post) by the very next post Please send me your reply by return (of post). in return (for) as an exchange (for something)
a cambio de
We’ll send them whisky and they’ll send us vodka in return: They’ll send us vodka in return for whisky.
many happy returns (of the day) an expression of good wishes said to a person on his birthday He visited his mother on her birthday to wish her many happy return (not return back) someone’s book.
(Definition of return from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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