Meaning of “crawl back (to sb)” in the English Dictionary


"crawl back (to sb)" in English

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crawl back (to sb)

to admit that you were wrong and ask someone to forgive you or ask them for something that you were offered and refused in the past:

Don't come crawling back to me when she throws you out!

(Definition of “crawl back (to sb)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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