get back to sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “get back to sb” in the English Dictionary

"get back to sb" in British English

See all translations

get back to sb

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
C1 to ​talk to someone again, usually on the ​phone, in ​order to give them some ​information or because you were not ​able to ​speak to them before: I'll get back to you ​later with those ​figures.
(Definition of get back to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get back to sb " in Business English

See all translations

get back to sb

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
to ​talk to someone again in ​order to give them some ​information or because you were not able to speak to them before: Finance promised to get back to me later with those ​figures.
(Definition of get back to sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of get back to sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More