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"get back" in British English

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get back

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
A2 to ​return to a ​place after you have been ​somewhereelse: If you get back in ​time, you can come with us. When we got back to the ​hotel, Ann had already ​left.

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(Definition of get back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get back" in American English

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get back

phrasal verb with get  us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/ )
  • (RETURN)

to ​return, esp. to ​yourhome: When did you get back from Hawaii?
(Definition of get back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get back”
in Arabic يَعود إلى…
in Korean 돌아오다…
in Portuguese voltar…
in Catalan tornar…
in Japanese (~から/ ~に)帰る, 戻る…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回来,返回…
in Turkish geri gelmek/dönmek…
in Russian возвращаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回來,返回…
in Italian ritornare…
in Polish wracać…
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