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"take sth back" in British English

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take sth back

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

(SOMETHING BOUGHT)

B1 to return something you have bought to a shop:

Is it too small? Take it back and get a refund.

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(STATEMENT)

to admit that something you said was wrong:

All right, I take it all back. It wasn't your fault.

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

"take sth back" in Business English

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take sth back

phrasal verb with take uk /teɪk/ us verb [ T ] took, taken

to return something that you have bought to a store:

He took the faulty kettle back and demanded a refund.

(Definition of “take sth back” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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