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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)

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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)
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