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take sb back

phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)


to ​allow a ​partner who ​previouslyleftyourhome because of a ​disagreement or another ​relationship to come back to ​live with you: His ​wife said she would never take him back.


If something ​takes you back, it makes you ​remember a ​period or an ​event: That ​piece of ​music really took me back (to my ​schooldays).
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